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Coronavirus: Vernon students home from European trip, in self-isolation

A group of students and adults from the Vernon school district who travelled overseas last week, prior to international travel restrictions, are back home and self-isolating.

Superintendent of schools, Joe Rogers, said 32 students and 11 adults travelled to Paris, France on Wednesday, March 11.

The federal government did have an “active travel health notice” in place for France at that time due to cases of COVID-19 community transmission, but the Public Health Agency of Canada did not recommend people cancel or postpone trips there.

The day the students left, the World Health Organization declared the novel coronoavirus a pandemic. 

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