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

New cases at Alexander Muir in Newmarket; 6 new school outbreaks in York Region, 37 more school cases; Ontario reports 82 new child care cases
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Newmarket, as reported April 16 at 5 p.m. by York Region Public Health

  • 1 (+0) school outbreak
    • Outbreak declared April 7 at St. Elizabeth Seton Catholic Elementary School (closed, 2 students, 2 staff)
  • 5 (+1) school surveillances
    • Surveillance declared April 16 at Alexander Muir Public School (3 students)
    • Surveillance declared April 15 at Prince Charles Public School (1 student)
    • Surveillance declared April 12 at Newmarket High School (1 student)
    • Surveillance declared April 8 at Huron Heights Secondary School (2 students, 1 staff)
    • Surveillance declared March 30 at Terry Fox Public School (2 students, 1 staff)
  • 1 (+0) child care centre outbreak
    • Hopscotch Daycare Services, Bondi Avenue (1 child, 1 staff)

York Region, as reported April 16 at 5 p.m. by York Region Public Health

Total cases in schools, child care centres

  • 2,037 total school and child care cases
  • 1,446 (+24) student/children cases
  • 591 (+13) staff cases

Schools

  • 125 (+6) school outbreaks, 34 (+2) active
    • Anne Frank Public School, Vaughan (closed, 2 students, 2 staff)
    • Ashton Meadows Public School, Markham (1 student, 3 staff)
    • Aurora Montessori School, Aurora (3 students, 3 staff)
    • Barbara Reid Public School, Whitchurch-Stouffville (7 (+1) students, 1 staff)
    • Baythorn P.S., Markham (8 students)
    • Carrville Mills P.S., Vaughan (3 students)
    • Corpus Christi Catholic School, Richmond Hill (2 students)
    • Everest Academy, Vaughan (closed, 4 students, 1 staff)
    • Fred Varley P.S, Markham (1 student, 1 staff)
    • Holy Spirit C.E.S., Aurora (closed, 1 student, 3 staff)
    • Immaculate Conception C.E.S., Vaughan closed (3 students, 1 staff)
    • Johnny Lombardi P.S., Vaughan (closed, 7 students)
    • Julliard P.S., Vaughan (4 students)
    • King Heights Academy, Vaughan (closed, 7 students, 2 staff)
    • Little Rouge P.S., Markham (2 students, 2 (+1) staff) 
    • Maple H.S., Vaughan (3 students)
    • Milliken Mill H.S., Markham (3 (+1) students, 1 staff) 
    • Our Lady of Help Christians C.E.S., Richmond Hill (2 students)
    • Pierre Berton Public School, Vaughan (12 students, 2 staff)
    • Prince of Peace C.E.S., Georgina (1 student, 1 staff)
    • Sam Chapman P.S., Markham (2 staff) 
    • Scholar Montessori Academy, Vaughan (2 students)
    • Silver Pines Public School, Richmond Hill (4 students, 3 staff)
    • St. Andrews College, Aurora (4 (+1) students, 3 (+1) staff)
    • St. Elizabeth C.H.S., Vaughan (3 staff) 
    • St. Elizabeth Seton C.E.S, Newmarket (closed, 2 students, 2 staff)
    • St. Emily C.E.S., Vaughan (closed, 3 students, 1 staff)
    • St. Joseph C.E.S., Markham (3 (+1) students) 
    • St. Margaret Mary C.E.S., Vaughan (2 students)
    • St. Mary of the Angels C.E.S., Vaughan (closed, 5 students, 2 staff)
    • St. Michael the Archangel C.E.S., Vaughan (6 students, 2 staff)
    • The Lighthouse Learning & Development Centre, Aurora (2 staff)
    • Toronto Montessori School, Bayview campus, Richmond Hill (4 students, 2 staff)
    • Viola Desmond Public School, Vaughan (closed, 5 students)
  • Outbreaks resolved April 16 at: Franklin Street P.S., Markham (closed, 11 students, 2 staff); Kennedy Montessori School, Markham (2 students, 1 staff); St. Agnes of Assisi C.E.S., Vaughan (closed, 4 students, 1 staff); St. Clement C.E.S., Vaughan (closed, 7 students)
  • 647 (+2) school surveillances, 93 (-9) active
    • Aurora: Cardinal Carter C.H.S. (1 student); Devins Drive P.S. (1 student); Dr. G.W. Williams S.S. (2 students); Northern Lights P.S. (1 student); St. Maximilian C.H.S. (1 student)
    • East Gwillimbury: Mount Albert P.S. (1 student, 1 staff)
    • Georgina: Lake Simcoe P.S. (2 students); Our Lady of the Lake Academy (1 student)
    • King: Villanova College, closed (3 students)
    • Markham: Aldergrove P.S. (1 student); Bill Crothers S.S. (13 students); Bill Hogarth S.S. (3 students); Central Park P.S. (1 staff); Crosby Heights P.S. closed (3 students, 1 staff); German Mills P.S. (1 staff); Legacy P.S. (1 student, 1 staff); Markham District H.S. (1 student, 1 staff); Peoples Christian Academy (1 staff); Randall P.S. (3 students); Reesor Park P.S. (1 student); St. Benedict C.E.S. (1 student); St. Edward C.E.S. (1 student); St. Francis Xavier C.E.S. (2 students); St. Monica C.E.S. (1 student); St. Patrick C.E.S. (1 student, 1 staff); Thornhill S.S. (5 students); Trillium School (1 student); Victoria Square P.S. (2 students); Woodland P.S. (3 students)
    • Richmond Hill: Alexander Mackenzie H.S. (1 student, 1 staff); Bayview S.S. (2 students, 1 staff); Beynon Fields P.S. (2 students); Christ the King C.E.S. (  4 students, 1 staff); Kettle Lakes P.S. (3 students); Lake Wilcox P.S. (3 (+1) students); O.M. MacKillop P.S. (1 staff); Our Lady Queen of the World Catholic Academy (1 staff); Red Maple P.S. closed (5 students, 1 staff); Redstone P.S. (2 students); Richmond Hill Montessori (2 students, 1 staff); Richmond Rose P.S. (1 staff); Ross Doan P.S. ( 1 student); Sixteenth Avenue P.S. (1 student, 1 staff); St. Anne C.E.S. (2 staff); St. Charlies Garnier C.E.S. ( 1 student, 1 staff); St. Marguerite d'Youville C.E.S. (1 staff); St. Theresa of Lisieux C.H.S. (1 staff)
    • Vaughan: Bakersfield P.S. (2 students); Brownridge P.S. (1 student); Discovery P.S. (1 student); Divine Mercy C.E.S. (2 students); Dr. Roberta Bondar P.S. (2 students); E.J. Sand P.S. (1 student); Emily Carr P.S. (2 students, 1 staff); Father Bressani C.H.S. (1 student); Glen Gould P.S. (2 students, 1 staff); Holy Cross Catholic Academy (2 students, 1 staff); Louis-Honore Frechette P.S. (1 student); Mackenzie Glen P.S. (1 student); Maple Creek P.S. (5 students); Michael Cranny Elementary (1 student); Nellie McClung P.S. (1 staff); Netivot HaTorah Day School (1 student, 1 staff); St. Clare C.E.S. (1 student, 1 staff); St. David C.E.S., closed (4 students); St. James C.E.S. (2 students); St. Jean de Brebeuf C.H.S. (1 staff); St. Joan of Arc C.H.S. (1 student, 2 staff); St. John Bosco C.E.S. (2 students); St. Luke Catholic Learning Centre (1 staff); St. Peter C.E.S. (1 staff); St. Stephen C.E.S. (3 students); Stephen Lewis S.S. (3 students); Teston Village P.S. (2 students, 1 staff); Tommy Douglas S.S. (10 students, 1 staff); Toronto District Christian H.S. (4 students, 1 staff); Vellore Woods P.S. (1 student); Ventura Park P.S. (1 student); Westmount C.I. (4 students)
    • Whitchurch-Stouffville: Ecole Secondaire Catholique Pate-Francois (1 staff); Glad Park P.S. (4 students, 1 staff); Harry Bowes P.S. (1 student); Oscar Peterson P.S. (2 students); St. Brigid C.E.S. (1 student); Stouffville District S.S. (1 student); Summitview P.S. (2 students)

Child care centres

  • 78 (+2) child care outbreaks, 12 (+2) active
    • Advanced Care & Education Daycare, Vaughan (2 children)
    • Hopscotch Daycare Services, Newmarket (1 child, 1 staff)
    • Tower Hill Child Care Centre, Richmond Hill (1 child, 1 staff)
    • Lullaboo Nursery, Richmond Hill (7 children, 3 staff)
    • Cozy Time Montessori Academy, Vaughan (3 children, 4 staff)
    • Goodness Childcare Centre, Vaughan (4 staff)
    • Learning Jungle Vaughan South (1 child, 3 staff)
    • Lullaboo Nursery Vaughan (1 child, 1 staff)
    • Sisters of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Vaughan (3 children, 2 staff)
    • St. Clement C.E.S. before and after school, Vaughan (3 children, 1 staff)
    • The Children’s Path, Vaughan
    • Thornhill Early Learning, Markham (2 staff)

Ontario, as reported April 15 at 10:30 a.m. for April 14. 

Schools *Updates are not being provided for school from April 13 to 16.

  • 14,909 total cases
  • 217 total new cases since April 10
    • 11,264 total student cases
    • 2,482 total staff cases
    • 1,163 total cases individuals not identified
    • 186 student cases since April 10
    • 30 staff cases since April 10
    • 1 cases individuals since April 10 
  • 1,302 of 4,828 (26.97%) schools with reported cases
  • 0 (0%) schools closed

Child care centres

  • 4,728 total cases
  • 82 total new cases
    • 2,647 total children
    • 2,081 total staff
    • 40 new cases children
    • 42 new cases staff 
  • 502 of 5,283 (9.5%) centres with cases
  • 135 (2.56%) centres closed 

Debora Kelly

About the Author: Debora Kelly

Debora Kelly is NewmarketToday's community editor. She is an award-winning journalist and communications professional who is passionate about building strong communities through engagement, advocacy and partnership.
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