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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Ernie Checkeris P.S.

There are 99 active cases of COVID-19 in area JK-12 schools
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Ernie Checkeris Public School.

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Ernie Checkeris Public School.

According to the Rainbow District School Board’s website, the school has four active cases of COVID-19 - one in a staff member and three in students.

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 been acquired their infection in the school.

There are 99 active cases of COVID-19 in area JK-12 schools.

Including the latest outbreak at Ernie Checkeris, there are 10 COVID-19 outbreaks at area schools, and three associated with school buses.

Sudbury Student Services Consortium also has a number of school bus cancellations related to COVID-19 exposures to report today. 

See below:

  • COVID-19 exposure on the morning elementary portion of bus Route L805 - The Route is cancelled and will resume Monday, Nov. 29. The affected schools are Holy Cross and Algonquin.
  • COVID-19 exposure on the afternoon elementary portion of bus Route L805 - The Route is cancelled and will resume Monday, Nov. 29. The affected schools are Holy Cross and Algonquin.
  • COVID-19 exposure on the morning elementary portion of bus Route L874 - The Route is cancelled and will resume Monday, Nov. 29. The affected schools are RL Beattie and Holy Cross.
  • COVID-19 exposure on the morning intermediate/secondary portion of bus Route L115 - The Route is cancelled and will resume Monday, Dec. 6. The affected schools are Lasalle Secondary and Lasalle Elementary 7&8.
  • COVID-19 exposure on the afternoon intermediate/secondary portion of bus Route N104 - The Route is cancelled and will resume Monday, Dec. 6. The affected schools are Lasalle Secondary and Lasalle Elementary 7&8.

 


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