Nine Vancouver Coastal Health schools report new coronavirus exposures

Oct 19 2020, 5:09 pm

Vancouver Coastal Health has added nine schools to its list of public coronavirus exposures.

Four schools are in Vancouver, four are in North Vancouver, and one is in West Vancouver.

Vancouver school exposures

Two of the Vancouver schools are independent Catholic schools, while two are public schools

Notre Dame Regional Secondary School in East Vancouver had an infected person come to their school building on October 9.

Vancouver College, near Granville Street and 41st Avenue, had someone who later tested positive show up from October 7 to October 9.

Queen Elizabeth Elementary, in Vancouver, lists its exposure date as October 13.

John Oliver Secondary School, in East Vancouver, had someone contagious show up on October 9.

North Vancouver Exposures

St. Thomas Aquinas Regional Secondary School, an independent Catholic school, had someone contagious in the building from October 7 to 15.

Handsworth Secondary School, a public school in Canyon Heights, had someone who later tested positive show up on October 13 and 14.

Westview Elementary School also had someone with coronavirus at school on October 13 and 14.

Blueridge Elementary School has posted its coronavirus exposure risk as October 5 to 9.

West Vancouver

Ecole Pauline Johnson, an elementary school, had someone with the virus show up on October 14 and 15.

For all the schools, contact tracers are working to notify close contacts individually. Anyone who has not received a call from public health can come to school as normal.