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Lincolnshire schools deep cleaned amid Coronoavirus fears

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Two primary schools in Lincolnshire have been deep cleaned as a precaution to prevent against the spread of the deadly coronavirus.

There were fears at the Gedney Church End school in Spalding that someone there had a "potential connection" to the Covid-19 infection. The individual has now been isolated and is being tested.

The gates at nearby Lutton St Nicholas Primary School will reopen today after it was deep cleaned yesterday.

It comes as two more people have tested positive for the virus in England bringing the total number of people infected to 15.

A number of schools in Doncaster have now issued warnings after students flew back from Italy where the virus is now taking hold.

Hall Cross Academy in Doncaster whose students and staff recently returned from a ski trip to Italy were told not to attend school for the next two weeks

Salendine Nook High School Academy have issued a statement saying they have sent 19 students and four members of staff home as a precaution after returning from Northern Italy on Saturday.

Crofton High School Academy near Wakefield has also taken the decision for some pupils to self-quarantine.