Coronavirus exposures declared at additional schools in Surrey

Sep 21 2020, 9:09 am

Potential exposures to coronavirus have been declared at three more schools in Surrey.

On Sunday, District Superintendent Jordan Tinney tweeted the announcement, saying that L.A. Matheson Secondary, Queen Elizabeth Secondary, and Boundary Park Elementary had been affected.

The individual at Queen Elizabeth Secondary School was in attendance on September 14.

The case at Boundary Park Elementary was in attendance on September 14 and 15.

The exposure at L.A. Matheson Secondary lasted several days, with the individual at the school from September 14, 15, and 16.

Tinney says that letters to parents at the schools went out on Sunday and that “public health staff had initiated contact tracing to identify any staff or students that need to self-isolate or self-monitor for symptoms.”

According to Fraser Health, the school district of Surrey now has 14 known exposures to coronavirus.

Two exposures to the virus were announced by Tinney on Saturday. Ecole Panorama Ridge, one of the affected schools, had already seen a coronavirus case earlier this month.

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