Coronavirus cases detected in 113 Alberta schools as of Monday

Sep 29 2020, 9:28 am

The Province of Alberta provided an update on coronavirus cases in schools on Monday.

According to a release from the province, there are a total of 113 Alberta schools that have seen at least one case of COVID-19, with 210 total cases as of September 28.

There are 66 schools that are on alert as a result of 71 of the cases, while outbreaks (two to five cases) have been declared in 47 schools, accounting for 139 of reported cases.

Six Alberta schools have entered into a watch designation, which means that they have seen more than five cases each. These schools are the City of Calgary’s Canyon Meadows School and St. Wilfrid Elementary School, as well as the City of Edmonton’s Centre High, Vimy Ridge, Highlands School, and Austin O’Brien.

A full list of schools affected by outbreaks and alerts can be found at the Province of Alberta’s website.

The release also notes that 20 schools have now been removed from the alert list since the start of the school year.

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