Ontario reporting 18 new coronavirus cases in schools

Sep 21 2020, 3:34 pm

The Government of Ontario is reporting 18 more coronavirus cases in schools, bringing the total to 90 reported in the province.

In the September 21 update, eight of the new cases are student-related, four are staff-related, and six are unidentified.

The numbers are reported daily at 10:30 am on the province’s school and childcare centre coronavirus-tracking website.

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The Government of Ontario

Ten cases have been reported in Toronto, there are also 11 from Brampton, nine in Mississauga, four from Oakville, and two from Markham.

As for licensed childcare centres, there are also 80 total cases that have seen the closure of 21 centres and 90 homes.

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The Government of Ontario

In order to reduce the spread of COVID-19, Premier Doug Ford announced that social gatherings in Toronto, Peel, and Ottawa will be limited to 10 people indoors and 25 people outdoors.

With the recent jump in cases across the province, more restrictions imposed by the Ford government could be a possibility.

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