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COVID-19 outbreak at Walden Public School

Notwithstanding today’s weather-related cancellations, there are more than 30 active bus route cancellations due to the impact of COVID-19
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An outbreak of COVID-19 has been declared at Walden Public School. 

Two more confirmed cases have been reported in a Grade 5-6 class at the school, which had already been dismissed. There are three students at the school who have active cases of COVID-19. The school remains open.

An outbreak in a school is defined as two or more lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in students or staff (or other visitors) in a school where at least one case could have reasonably acquired their infection in the school.

Including Walden Public School, there are four active outbreaks of COVID-19 in area schools. There are 60 active cases of COVID-19 in area schools.

Notwithstanding today’s weather-related bus cancellations, Sudbury Student Services Consortium is also reporting more than 30 active bus route cancellations either due to bus driver shortages brought on by the impact of COVID-19 or COVID-19 exposures.

The list is as follows:

  • The consortium has announced the following route cancellations for the week of Dec. 6 due to driver shortages - routes L010 (afternoon only), L025, L026, L027, L110, L113 (except for the transfer secondary afternoon run), L137, L361 (except for the transfer secondary morning run), L364, L658, L807, L820 and L878.
  • COVID-19 exposure on the morning secondary portion of bus route L823. The route is cancelled and will resume Thursday, Dec. 16. The affected school is MacDonald Cartier.
  • COVID-19 exposure on the afternoon secondary portion of bus route L017 - The route is cancelled and will resume Thursday, Dec. 16. The affected school is MacDonald Cartier.
  • COVID-19 exposure on the morning elementary portion of bus route L866 - The route is cancelled and will resume Wednesday, Dec. 15. The affected school is Hélène Gravel.
  • COVID-19 exposure on the afternoon elementary portion of bus route L866 - The route is cancelled and will resume Wednesday, Dec. 15. The affected school is Hélène Gravel.
  • COVID-19 exposure on the morning elementary portion of bus route L355 - The route is cancelled and will resume Wednesday, Dec. 15. The affected schools are Churchill and Westmount.
  • COVID-19 exposure on the morning elementary portion of bus route N421 - The route is cancelled and will resume Tuesday, Dec. 14. The affected schools are Valleyview, La Découverte and Jean-Paul II.
  • COVID-19 exposure on the afternoon elementary portion of bus route N445 - The route is cancelled and will resume Tuesday, Dec. 14. The affected schools are Valleyview and Lo-Ellen.
  • COVID-19 exposure on the morning elementary portion of bus route N505 - The route is cancelled and will resume Tuesday, Dec. 14. The affected school is Félix-Ricard.
  • COVID-19 exposure on the afternoon intermediate/secondary portion of bus route L027 - The route is cancelled and will resume Monday, Dec. 13. The affected school is St. Benedict.
  • COVID-19 exposure on the morning intermediate/secondary portion of bus route L815 - The route is cancelled and will resume Monday, Dec. 13. The affected school is St. Benedict.
  • COVID-19 exposure on the afternoon elementary portion of bus route N435 - The route is cancelled and will resume Monday, Dec. 13. The affected schools are Valleyview and Lockerby.
  • COVID-19 exposure on the morning elementary portion of bus route N435 - The route is cancelled and will resume Monday, Dec. 13. The affected school is Valleyview.
  • COVID-19 exposure on the morning elementary portion of bus route N434 - The route is cancelled and will resume Monday, Dec. 13. The affected school is Valleyview.
  • COVID-19 exposure on the afternoon elementary portion of bus route N403 - The route is cancelled and will resume Monday, Dec. 13. The affected schools are Valleyview and Lockerby.
  • COVID-19 exposure on the afternoon elementary portion of bus route N436 - The route is cancelled and will resume Monday, Dec. 13. The affected schools are Valleyview, Lockerby and LoEllen.
  • COVID-19 exposure on the morning elementary portion of bus route L119 - The route is cancelled and will resume Monday, Dec. 13. The affected schools are Holy Cross and RL Beattie.
  • COVID-19 exposure on the morning elementary portion of bus route N452 - The route is cancelled and will resume Monday, Dec. 13. The affected school is Valleyview.
  • COVID-19 exposure on the afternoon elementary portion of bus route N409 - The route is cancelled and will resume Monday, Dec. 13. The affected schools are Valleyview, Lockerby and LoEllen.
  • COVID-19 exposure on the afternoon elementary portion of bus route N467 - The route is cancelled and will resume Friday, Dec. 10. The affected school is Valleyview PS.