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Northeastern Elementary School student tests positive for COVID-19, school remains open

Kids/staff in one class and two bus routes have been asked to self-isolate
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Northeastern Elementary School. (Supplied)

The Rainbow District School Board says a student at Northeastern Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19.

The school remains open for in-person learning, the board said in a letter posted to its website Friday morning.

The student who tested positive is currently self-isolating and being monitored by public health.

The board says one class in the school has been asked to self-isolate until Nov. 28. Affected students, their parents/guardians and relevant staff have been notified. Students on the morning bus run for route NW524 as well as the afternoon bus run for route N518 have also been asked to self-isolate. 

Affected students, their parents/guardians and relevant staff have been notified.

Public Health will directly contact all parents/guardians of students and all school personnel who have been identified as close contacts.