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Toronto Public Health (TPH) recommends that students at an eastern public junior school switch to online learning due to an ongoing COVID investigation.

Students at Wilkinson Junior Public School will switch from in-person learning to online learning starting Monday, as a precaution. The agency said it was recommending a complete dismissal from the school “to protect staff, students and the community.”

Health officials said they had been in close contact and told them to stay home and self-isolate.

It is not known how long students will be moved to e-learning.

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Each student will receive five tests and should test themselves every three to four days during the break (every Monday and Thursday starting December 23). Participation in this endeavor is voluntary.

Ontario reported 1,184 new cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, marking the third day in a row the number of cases has exceeded 1,000. Although the number of cases has increased in recent weeks, the number of hospitalizations and intensive care occupancy remained relatively stable.

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