Vaughan high school temporarily closes after 20 COVID-19 cases reported

Mar 11 2021, 11:08 am

A high school in Vaughan has temporarily shut down after dozens of COVID-19 cases were reported amongst its staff and students.

In a notice on its website, Woodbridge College said that 20 coronavirus cases had been detected, and that it would be closing its doors to students until March 25.

The school said that Public Health would be communicating directly with those who been in contact with any of the confirmed cases.

Students will continue learning virtually while the school is closed.

According to provincial data, 124 school-related cases were reported on Thursday morning, bringing the total seen over the last two weeks to 1,431.

Classrooms in Toronto, Peel, and York Regions reopened for in-person learning on February 16. Other regions across Ontario saw students return on February 8.

Since schools reopened in September 2020, there have been a total of 9,809 reported COVID-19 cases out of over two million public school students.

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