Edmonton Public Schools says three new COVID-19 cases were identified at its schools in the last 24 hours.
There’s a new case at M.E. LaZerte School, and 59 of that person’s close contacts need to self-isolate.
There’s also a new case at at Esther Starkman School, and 23 of that individual’s contacts need to self-isolate.
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Someone at W.P. Wagner School also tested positive, sending 26 others from the school community into self-isolation.
Forty schools around the city are currently dealing with coronavirus outbreaks, including 24 schools that are on the province’s “watch” list because the outbreaks involve five or more individuals.