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

No school, child care cases in Newmarket; York Region reports total of 19 school cases, with new cases in Stouffville, King, Richmond Hill, Vaughan; Ontario reports 272 school, and 115 child care cases
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Newmarket (reported Monday, Sept. 28, 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 Monday, Sept. 28, at 5 p.m.)

Schools

  • 1 school outbreaks*
    • Blue Willow, Woodbridge; 2 (+1) students, 1 staff
  • 0 schools closed
  • 19 (+6) confirmed cases
  • 11 (+5) students
  • 8 (+3) staff/visitors
  • 12 (+5) schools under surveillance**:
    • Stouffville District Secondary (1 staff)
    • Holy Name (1 student) in King City
    • H.G. Bernard (1 staff) in Richmond Hill
    • Carrville Mills (1 staff), in Thornhill
    • Holy Cross Academy (1 staff); St. Michael the Archangel (1 staff); Tommy Douglas Secondary (1+2/3 students), Our Lady of Fatima (1 staff), in Woodbridge;
    • Mackenzie Glen (1 student); Maple High (1 student), Dr. Roberta Bondar (1 student) in Maple
    • Kleinburg P.S. (1 student) in Kleinburg
  • 3 schools no longer under surveillance 

*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 Monday, Sept. 28 at 10:30 a.m.):

Cases in schools

  • 272 (+32) school-related cases
  • 137 (+27) students; 52 (+3) staff
  • 83 (+6) individuals not identified (as student or staff) 
  • 224 (+26) of 4,828 schools with a case (4.64%)
  • 1 (-1) schools closed
    • Mason Road Junior, Toronto (1 student, 3 staff cases)

Cases in child care centres and homes

  • 115 (+6) cases at child care centres and homes
  • 58 (+4) children
  • 57 (+2) staff
  • 40 (+4) of 5,116 child care centres with current cases (0.78%)
  • 10 child care centres currently closed (.20%)

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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