October 21, 2021

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200 staff, students in 5 schools were told to segregate due to COVID-19 exposure

200 staff, students in 5 schools were told to segregate due to COVID-19 exposure

About 200 students and staff said it was due to self-loneliness Exposure to COVID-19 in five French Catholic schools In Ottawa.

City Health Medical Officer Dr Vera Etches told reporters Tuesday morning that 190 students and 10 staff were in close contact with six positive cases. Suspicious schools reopened classes last week.

Earlier, the etches of CBC Radio Ottawa morning Six of the confirmed cases came from outside the community. She reiterated that anyone living with those who develop symptoms of illness should be self-isolated and undergo tests.

“Usually, going back to school there is a cold, there are things we continue to do [through] Because they are not serious, “Etches said.” This fall we all need to learn new behaviors to see if we have a cold-like symptom, which is not Kovid. “

Etches emphasizes that by following measures such as wearing masks and staying in designated seats, staff and students in Ottawa schools can reduce their risk of contracting COVID-19 and thus avoid being isolated.

“I want to underline that everything we do to reduce transmission will increase a little bit,” she says.

All primary schools affected Center-East Catholic School Board, The French Catholic Board, and resumed private classes on September 3.

Students go back to class

In Ottawa, the first batch of 9th graders attending high school at Ottawa-Carleton District School Board High Schools will return to private classes this morning.

The rest of the high schools will return in the next three days and the elementary students on the public board will return to school next week.

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The youngest on the Ottawa Catholic School Board will return to class on Tuesday.

On the whole, Five local boards are opening schools on Tuesday. Today there is only one Upper Canada District School Board in the area to prevent students from returning.

English students in western Quebec Reopened in late August, some students in French Catholic schools It started the frozen academic year on August 19th.