COVID-19 Today: School, child care cases for Newmarket, York Region, and Ontario

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Newmarket (reported Thursday, Sept. 24, at 5 p.m.)

Schools

  • 0 school-related cases
  • 0 schools closed

Licensed child care facilities

  • 0 child care centre cases
  • 0 child care centres closed

York Region (reported Thursday, Sept. 24, at 5 p.m.)

Schools

  • 1 school outbreaks*
    • Blue Willow (1 student, 1 staff)
  • 0 schools closed
  • 12 (+1) confirmed cases
  • 7 (+1) students
  • 5 staff/visitors
  • 10 (+1) schools under surveillance**:
    • Carrville Mills (1 staff), in Thornhill
    • Sir Wilfrid Laurier (1 staff), J. Addison (1 student), Little Rouge (1 student), in Markham;
    • St. Michael the Archangel (1 staff); Tommy Douglas Secondary (1 student), Our Lady of Fatima (1 staff), in Woodbridge;
    • Maple High (1 student), Dr. Roberta Bondar (1 student) in Maple
    • Kleinburg P.S. (1 student) in Kleinburg

*An outbreak is declared when 2 or more cases are confirmed within a 14-day period, with at least one case acquired in the school

**Schools with a laboratory-confirmed case that was not transmitted within the school 

Licensed child care facilities

  • 4 child care centre outbreaks*
  • 2 active outbreaks
    • Childventures Early Learning Academy, Aurora (1 staff)
    • Montessori School House, Maple (1 child, 1 staff)
  • 1 case child
  • 4 cases staff/visitors

*An outbreak is declared with one or more confirmed case in children or staff

Ontario (reported Thursday, Sept. 24 at 10:30 a.m.):

Cases in schools

  • 210 (+31) school-related cases
  • 101 (+24) students; 40 (+3) staff
  • 69 (+4) individuals not identified 
  • 178 (+25) of 4,828 schools with a case (3.69%)
  • 2 schools closed
    • Fellowes High School, Pembroke (3 staff cases)
    • Monsignor Paul Baxter Catholic School, Ottawa (2 students, 2 staff)

Cases in child care centres and homes

  • 107 (+3) cases at child care centres and homes
  • 52 (+2) children
  • 55 (+1) staff
  • 37 (+1) of 5,103 child care centres with current cases (0.73%)
  • 11 (+2) child care centres currently closed (.22%)

York Region Public Health reminds parents and guardians to check your child daily for symptoms of COVID-19. For more information and resources, including how to protect yourself and others, visit york.ca/SafeAtSchool
 
You can download Canada’s COVID Alert in Apple and Google app stores or visit ontario.ca/covidalert

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