Ontario schools report almost 160 COVID-19 in 24 hours

Nov 10 2020, 7:48 am

The Government of Ontario is reporting 159 more COVID-19 cases in schools in Tuesday’s update, totalling 2,865 reported cases since September.

According to the provincial government, 103 of the new cases are student-related, 23 are staff-related, and 33 are unidentified,

There has been a reported 936 school-related cases in just two weeks, with 1,929 cases reported 14 or more days before that.

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

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Government of Ontario

Out of the 2,865 cases recorded since September, about 57% of cases have been reported from students.

The province also confirms three school closures out of the 601 schools currently reporting cases.

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Government of Ontario

As for licensed childcare centres, there are now 528 total confirmed cases, as well as 105 centres and 426 homes closed.

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Government of Ontario

On Tuesday, the province confirmed 1,388 new COVID-19 cases, breaking the record once again.

This is the seventh time the province has reported more than 1,000 cases in a single day over the course of a week.

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