Toronto health officials declare COVID-19 outbreaks in 6 more schools – .

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Toronto health officials declare COVID-19 outbreaks in 6 more schools – .


Public health officials are investigating COVID-19 outbreaks at six other Toronto schools.

Toronto Public Health said more than two cases have been reported at the following schools: Dante Alighieri Academy, Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute, St. Jude Catholic School, St. Augustine Catholic School, Millwood Junior School and Huron Street Junior Public School

“This means we have declared outbreaks within these parameters,” officials said in a tweet.

“We are carefully investigating and following our process of working with our school community to notify close contacts and ask them to stay home, monitor for symptoms, and get tested.”

For now, schools remain open.

Meanwhile, the Toronto District School Board continues to deal with Cases of COVID-19 in his schools, among students and staff. So far, Chester Le Junior Public School and Clairlea Public School have reported the highest number of cases. As of Thursday morning, there were eight cases (seven students and one staff member) in Chester Le and seven cases (all students) in Clairlea.

On Tuesday, the province announced it would launch a ‘Targeted’ Rapid COVID-19 Testing Program for Schools and Daycares in areas of the province where “the risk of transmission is high”.

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