Schools across Alberta report COVID-19 cases as school year starts

There are currently 15 people in hospital with COVID-19 in Manitoba the most since the beginning of the pandemic

There are currently 15 people in hospital with COVID-19 in Manitoba the most since the beginning of the pandemic

Other districts have been making changes after coronavirus exposures. She explains that while the reporting has some caveats, she believes that only reporting those cases where someone was in a school setting while infectious removes a lot of guesswork for concerned parents.

"This is a very disturbing trend just days into the school year", Hoffman said.

The Manitoba government is confirming a COVID-19 case was at a Winnipeg school on the first day students were welcomed back to the classroom. It recommends stricter steps as scenerios present greater risk.

This chart shows the number of active cases broken down into provincial health regions
This chart shows the number of active cases broken down into provincial health regions

Opposition NDP education critic Sarah Hoffman says there are at least 20 COVID-19 cases in schools, with 16 of those infections reported since Friday.

East Brunswick Tech will go all-virtual until September 21 starting Thursday after a ninth-grader tested positive and attended class on Friday, according to a message from superintendent Dianne Veilleux on the school's website.

A school should close if there are multiple cases in multiple classrooms at a school, or if 5 percent of its students or teachers test positive within a two-week period.

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Some health experts have said it is inevitable that COVID-19 cases will surface at schools, considering the number of schools in other states that allowed schools to reopen sooner that already have had to close again due to COVID-19. The bus went directly to Churchill High School.

"The school and cohort are being notified, and cleaning protocols have commenced out of an abundance of caution", the province said in a statement.

The school offered a message of encouragement in a message on the school Twitter account. "We know this news can be distressing and supports are available".

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The province also announced Wednesday the launch of a website to help parents track cases of COVID-19 in schools.

At Ross Sheppard School in Edmonton, a letter posted online Tuesday noted that students in three Grade 10 classes need to be tested and must self-isolate at home for 14 days. The positive cases will not impact educational activity.

The letter from the medical officers of health from Lethbridge and Medicine Hat says public health staff are investigating cases at the school.

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The four positives were in the sports of men's lacrosse, gymnastics, and wrestling.

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