2,855 total Ontario student COVID-19 cases reported, four school closures

Nov 30 2020, 4:04 pm

The Government of Ontario is reporting a total of 2,855 student COVID-19 cases since classrooms reopened, including more school closures.

According to the provincial government, 86 cases reported today are student-related, 15 are staff-related, and one has not been identified. Ontario schools reported 102 cases in 24 hours.

The new total has now reached 4,573 since back to school.

There have been 1,185 school-related cases in just two weeks, with 3,388 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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Ontario Government

Out of the total cases recorded since September, about 62% have been from students.

The province reports four school closures out of the 670 schools that have cases.

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Ontario Government

As for licensed childcare centres, there are now 762 total confirmed cases with 127 centres and 452 homes closed.

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Ontario Government

On Monday morning, the provincial government confirmed 1,746 new COVID-19 cases, with more than 600 coming from Toronto.

This is an increase from Sunday’s 1,708 but a decrease from Saturday’s 1,822 and Friday’s record-breaking 1,855.

Karen DoradeaKaren Doradea

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