MISD and ECISD have both extended the dates that schools will be closed.

According to NewsWest 9, both school districts in Midland/Odessa have decided to extend the closure of schools until May 1.

MISD sent a letter to parents stating, "The safety and well-being of our staff and students is at the forefront of our decision-making as we monitor the fluid nature of this disease."

ECISD also announced the extension saying that they were following the limited shelter in place declared by the mayor of Odessa.

Both school districts are also following the national guidelines set by the federal government.