Two students sent home from Palo Alto schools for possible exposure to COVID-19

The Palo Alto Unified School District announced Friday that two students within the district have been removed from their respective schools because of possible exposure to coronavirus (COVID-19).

In a news release, the school district explained that the two students are related, and that their parent is reported to have possibly been exposed to the virus.

The students will return to school once district officials deem the situation safe.