10 more Vancouver Coastal Health schools report COVID-19 exposures

Dec 14 2020, 8:01 pm

Vancouver Coastal Health identified 10 new school COVID-19 exposures over the weekend.

Three more Richmond schools are reporting COVID-19 exposures. Mitchell Elementary confirmed one from December 7 to 10, William Cook Elementary had one from December 2-4 and again on December 7, and A.R. MacNeill Secondary reported one on December 7.

Vancouver’s Sir Sandford Fleming Elementary had an exposure on December 7 and 8. Two private schools are also reporting new exposures. Corpus Christi Elementary had one on December 10, and St. Francis of Assisi School had one on December 8 to 9.

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North Vancouver’s Upper Lynn Elementary had an exposure from December 7 to 9, and Carson Graham Secondary had another one on December 7.

West Vancouver Secondary School is also reporting a new exposure from December 7 to 10, and Collingwood private school is reporting one from December 8 to 10.

Exposures occur when someone attends school while infectious. Contact tracers identify their close contacts and phone them directly. Families who don’t receive a phone call can send students to school as normal.