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Punxsutawney Area Elementary School. (Photo by Larry McGuire/The Punxsutawney Spirit) 

PUNXSUTAWNEY — For the first time in over a week, the Punxsutawney Area School District reported Monday that a case of COVID-19 had been identified in its facilities.

The district last reported a case on Feb. 18.

The newest case was identified in a staff member who was present in the Punxsutawney Area Elementary School on Tuesday, Feb. 23. No other students or staff are known to have been exposed to the individual who tested positive for the virus, and therefore were not required to quarantine.

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