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Positive COVID-19 case at Niagara Region Catholic elementary school

Students, staff exposed to COVID-19 at Canadian Martyrs Catholic Elementary School
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NEWS RELEASE
NIAGARA CATHOLIC DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD
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Niagara Catholic has been advised that an individual at Canadian Martyrs Catholic Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19.

As a result, students and staff at Canadian Martyrs Catholic Elementary School were exposed to COVID-19 while this individual was infectious. This individual is currently in self-isolation.

The principal of Canadian Martyrs Catholic Elementary School has sent a letter to all students and staff to notify them. Staff from Canadian Martyrs Catholic Elementary School are working with Niagara Region Public Health and will fully comply with all requirements.

Niagara Region Public Health is in the process of contacting all students and staff who had direct contact with this individual. Niagara Catholic advises all contacts to follow the recommendations of Niagara Region Public Health.

In the interest of transparency, we are also sharing that an individual at Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School has also tested positive for COVID-19. Niagara Region Public Health has investigated this case and has determined there is no risk of exposure to the Holy Cross Catholic Secondary School community.

The individual in this case is also self-isolating at the direction of Public Health.

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