Student COVID-19 Cases Reach Six (Update)


Another case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at a local school.The latest is a student at Forest Heights Collegiate Institute in Kitchener.

According to the Waterloo Region District School Board, the student was last in the building on September 15 and public health has not identified any high-risk contacts who may have been exposed.

On Monday afternoon, public health confirmed that a student at Williamsburg Public School in Kitchener tested positive for COVID-19. The health department is working to identify high-risk contacts, who will have to self-isolate until October 2.

On Monday afternoon, a case was also confirmed in a student at Huron Heights High School in Kitchener as well as Clemens Mills Public School in Cambridge.

This is the fifth case in a student in the past two days, as confirmed Sunday night at Riverside Public School in Elmira.

There have also been cases among a staff member at Edna Staebler Public School in Waterloo and a kindergarten student at St. Anne’s Catholic Elementary School in Cambridge.

With files from Erin Anderson


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