A staff member at a Toronto Catholic school has tested positive for coronavirus, causing the school to temporarily close this week.
The Toronto Catholic District School Board made the announcement on October 4, after receiving notice of the confirmed coronavirus test and discussions with Toronto Public Health.
St. Charles Catholic School, located near Dufferin Street and Lawrence Avenue West in the North York region, will be closed as of October 5 until October 9, according to a tweet by the TCDSB.
Please be advised that out of an abundance of caution St. Charles Catholic School will be temporarily closed from Monday, October 5 to Friday, October 9 as a result of a confirmed COVID-19 diagnosis and discussions with Toronto Public Health.
— Toronto Catholic District School Board (@TCDSB) October 5, 2020
Last week, a school in Scarborough was closed after Toronto Public Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Mason Road Junior Public School.
According to the school board’s COVID-19 dashboard, the staff who works at the school also works at St. Demetrius Catholic School, St. Mark Catholic School, St. Roch Catholic School, and St. Ursula Catholic School.
Daily Hive has reached out to the TCDSB for more information.