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

1 more school case in Newmarket, at Dr. John M. Denison Secondary; 13 more school cases, 1 more outbreak in York Region, with 62 active surveillances; Ontario school cases soar by 270, totalling 4,170 at 703 schools
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Newmarket (reported Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 5 p.m.)

Schools

  • 3 (+1) active school surveillances
    • Dr. John M. Denison, Innova Academy, Sir William Mulock #3
    • 16-day surveillance closed at Sir William Mulock #2 (2 students)  
  • 13 (+1) school-related cases to date
    • Dr. J.M. Denison Secondary School (1 student)
    • Innova Academy (1 student)
    • Sir William Mulock #3 (1 staff)
    • Denne Public School (1 student)
    • 2nd surveilliance Nov. 9 at Sir William Mulock (2 students)
    • Sacred Heart Catholic High School (1 staff)
    • Notre Dame Catholic Elementary School (1 student)
    • Newmarket High School (1 student)
    • Huron Heights Secondary School (1 student, 1 staff)
    • Terry Fox P.S. (1 student)
    • Sir William Mulock Secondary School (1 student)
  • 0 schools closed

Licensed child care facilities

  • 1 child care centre case (1 child)
  • 1 child care centre outbreak
  • 0 active child care centre outbreaks

York Region (reported Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 5 p.m.)

Schools

  • 0 schools closed
  • 26 school outbreaks*, 9 (+1) active
    • Outbreak declared Nov. 23 at Bakersfield #2, Thornhill (2 students, 1 staff);
    • Outbreak declared Nov. 20 at Brownridge, Thornhill (1 staff) 
    • Outbreak declared Nov. 19 at Nobleton P.S., King Township (2 students) 
    • Outbreak declared Nov. 19 at St. Michael the Archangel #2, Woodbridge (2 students)
    • Outbreak declared Nov. 19 at Town Centre Private #3, Markham (1 student, 1 staff)
    • Outbreak declared Nov. 18 at  Fossil Hill #2, Woodbridge (1 student, 2 staff)
    • Outbreak declared Nov. 15 at St. Mary, King Township (3 students)
    • Outbreak declared Nov. 13 at Richmond Green Secondary, Richmond Hill (1 staff)
    • Outbreak declared Oct. 6 at Country Day School, King (2 students, 2 staff)
  • 17 closed school outbreaks
  • 365 (+13) total confirmed cases
  • 271 (+10) students
  • 94 (+3) staff
  • 205 (+7, 1 moved to outbreak) schools under surveillance, 62 active **:
    • Newmarket: Dr. John M. Denison (1 student); Innova Academy (1 student); Sir William Mulock #3 (1 staff)
    • Aurora: ecole secondaire catholique renaissance (1 student); Aurora High #2 (2 students)
    • King: King City Secondary #2 (1 student); Villanova College #2 (1 staff)
    • Whitchurch-Stouffville: St. Brendan #2 (1 staff)
    • Richmond Hill: St. Marguerite d'Youville #2 (2 students); Our Lady of the Annunciation (1 student); Beynon Fields #2 (1 student); Bayview Hill #2 (2 staff); Our Lady Queen of the World #2 (1 staff); Richmond Hill High #2 (2 students, 2 staff);
    • Thornhill: Thornhill Woods (1 staff); Charlton (1 student); Vaughan Secondary #2 (1 student); German Mills #2 (1 student); E.J. Sand (1 student); Shmuel Zahavy Cheder Chabad (1 student, 1 staff); Stephen Lewis Secondary (4 students, 1 staff)
    • Markham: St. Francis Xavier (1 student); John McCrae (1 student); William Berczy (1 staff); Sunrise Montessori (1 staff); Parkland #2 (1 student); Markham District High #2 (2 students); Legacy #2 (1 student); Armadale (3 (+2) students); Mindtech Montessori North Campus (1 student); William Armstrong (1 student); Beckett Farm (1 student); Boxwood (1 student, 1 staff); San Lorenzo Ruiz (3 students); Cedarwood #2 (1 student); Middlefield Collegiate #3 (3 students)
    • Woodbridge: Vellore Woods (2 students); Tommy Douglas Secondary #4 (1 student); Elder's Mills #3 (1 student); San Marco (1 student); St. Padre Pio (1 student, 1 staff); Lorna Jackson (2 students); St. Agnes of Assisi (1 staff); Woodbridge P.S. #2 (1 staff); St. Andrew (1 student); Glenn Gould (1 staff); St. Veronica #2 (1 student); Emily Carr (4 students, 1 staff); St. Gabriel the Archangel (1 student)  
    • Maple: Viola Desmond (1 student); Teston Village (1 student); Michael Cranny #2 (1 staff)ecole intermediaire catholique renaissance #3 (1 student); Dr. Roberta Bondar #2 (1 staff); Maple Creek (1 student); Maple High #2 (4 (+2) students); Blessed Trinity (1 student, 1 staff); Herbert. H. Carnegie (1 student); Michael Cranny (1 staff); Holy Jubilee (2 students); St. Mary of the Angels (2 students)
    • Kleinburg: Kleinburg Public #2 (1 student)
  •  143 (+8, 1 moved to outbreak) schools no longer under surveillance
    • 16-day surveillance closed Nov. 24 at Good Shepherd, East Gwillimbury (1 staff)
    • 21-day surveillance closed at Phoebe Gilman, East Gwillimbury (1 student)
    • 12-day surveillance closed Nov. 24 at  St. Augustine Catholic High #2, Markham (1 student)
    • 13-day surveillance closed Nov. 23 at St. Theresa of Lisieux Catholic High #2, Richmond Hill (1 student)
    • 13-day surveillance closed Nov. 24 at Lake Wilcox, Richmond Hill (1 student, 1 staff) 
    • 12-day surveillance closed Nov. 23 at Henderson Avenue, Thornhill (2 students) 
    • 13-day surveillance closed Nov. 23 at Father Bressani Catholic High #2, Vaughan (1 staff)
    • 11-day surveillance closed Nov. 23 at King Heights Academy, Vaughan (1 student) 
    • 12-day surveillance closed Nov. 24 at Mackenzie Glen #3, Vaughan (1 student)

*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 

*** The Ontario government website lists cases reported by schools to the Ministry of Education, not all of which are confirmed by York Region Public Health. The province defers to the public health unit for accurate and up-to-date information. 

Licensed child care facilities

  • 1 active child care centre outbreaks
    • Outbreak declared Oct. 27 at Brightpath Child Care Centre, Vaughan (1 child, 4 staff)
  • 33 cases children
  • 28 cases staff
  • 21 closed child care centre outbreaks

Ontario (reported today at 10:30 for Nov. 23): 

Cases in schools

  • 4,170 (+270) school-related cases
  • 2,516 (+223) students
  • 568 (+47) staff
  • 1,086 (+0) individuals not identified (as student or staff) 
  • 703 (+28) of 4,828 schools with a case (14.56%)
  • 4 (+1) schools closed

Cases in child care centres and homes

  • 698 (+22) cases at child care centres and homes
  • 381 (+17) children, including in York Region:
    • 1 child, YMCA of Greater Toronto/Charlton, Thornhill
    • 1 child, Wonderland Day Care, Vaughan
    • 1 child, Kids Can Doodle, San Marco, Woodbridge
    • 1 child, Bizzy Buddies, Woodbridge
    • 1 child, Blessed Trinity, Maple
    • 1 child, YMCA of Greater Toronto/Denne, Newmarket
    • 1 child, Elder's Mill Child Care, Woodbridge
    • 1 child, YMCA of Greater Toronto/Greensborough, Markham
    • 1 child, Play, Laugh, Learn Child Care, Aurora
    • 1 child, Tender Treasures, Woodbridge
    • 1 child, Fun on the Run, Maple
    • 1 child, Ross Doan Child Care, Richmond Hill
    • 1 child, Phoebe Gilman Public School, East Gwillimbury
    • 4 children, Terrace Woods Day Care/Wee Watch, Vaughan
  • 317 (+5) staff, including in York Region:
    • 1 staff, Fun on the Run Holy Jubilee, Vaughan
    • 1 staff, YMCA of Greater Toronto Bernard Jr., Richmond Hill
    • 1 staff, Le Club Child Care/Blue Willow, Woodbridge
    • 1 staff, Precious Beginnings, Woodbridge
    • 1 staff, Town Centre Montessori, Markham
    • 1 staff, Vaughan Kids Daycare
    • 1 staff, St. Mary's of the Angels Child Care, Woodbridge
    • 1 staff, Holy Family, Woodbridge
    • 1 staff, Terrace Woods Day Care/Wee Watch, Vaughan
    • 1 staff, Bright PathTrowers, Vaughan
  • 133 (+10) of 5,249 child care centres with current cases (2.53%)
  • 18 (+3) child care centres currently closed (.34%)

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
 
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