Some Hartford, South Dakota residents were notified by email on Tuesday that there would be no classes at West Central schools on Wednesday. West Central schools are being closed for a deep cleaning after a parent of children who attend the district has been diagnosed with the Coronavirus.

On Tuesday, March 10 Governor Kristi Noem announced that there have been 5 confirmed cases of Coronavirus in South Dakota. One of those cases involves a Hartford resident.

The Sioux Falls Argus Leader is reporting that an email was sent out late on Tuesday that stated: "An adult male in Hartford who has students at West Central has been diagnosed with the Coronavirus West Central Schools will be closed Wednesday, March 11. All schools will undergo a deep cleaning. Families will be updated (Wednesday) as to when schools will reopen."