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Two teenagers wearing face masks and signs saying “Caution I have coronavirus” sprayed disinfectant at a Walmart in Joliet, Illinois, as part of a prank, causing nearly $10,000 in damage to the store.

Tyler Wallace, 19, and an unnamed 17-year-old are facing charges of disorderly conduct, retail theft, and criminal trespass to property.

There are 12 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the US, including a couple in Chicago who became the first US case of person-to-person spread of the coronavirus.

The teens aren’t the only ones trying to pull a prank involving the coronavirus. A social media star claimed to have the disease while aboard a plane, causing it to redirect him and 243 other passengers.

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