More cases of COVID-19 reported at Brock Township schools

Additional cases of COVID-19 have been reported at schools in Brock Township.

According to an email sent to parents Monday (Dec. 13), there has been a confirmed case at Brock High School and on a bus which services the school.

“As directed by Durham Region Health Department, we have dismissed the individuals who were known to have been in close-contact with the person who is ill during their infectious period,” the email reads.

“The Durham Region Health Department has directed that students in one class and one bus must self-isolate for 10 days. The impacted students are in the process of being contacted by the Durham Region Health Department and are not able to return to school until cleared by the Durham Region Health Department.”

The school remains open.

“Brock High School has continued to undertake and complete enhanced cleaning and disinfection practices approved by the health department in the impacted classrooms and will remain open. No further action has been recommended at this time,” the email reads.

Two additional cases have also been reported at McCaskill’s Mills Public School in Cannington, where an outbreak was declared by the health department last week.

Students in three classes have been directed to self-isolate, an email to parents states.

One case has also been reported at Sunderland Public School, with students in one class and on one bus directed to self-isolate.

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