Eight Toronto schools confirmed to have at least one COVID-19 case linked to variant of concern
Eight schools in Toronto have at least one COVID-19 case that has screened positive for a variant of concern, Toronto Public Health reported Wednesday.
In a news release, TPH said it is currently working with schools to respond to COVID-19 variant cases. The eight schools impacted include Beverley School, Danforth Collegiate and Technical Institute, Yeshiva Yesodei Hatorah, Gulfstream Public School, The Toronto Cheder, Helen Catholic School, Dante Alighieri Academy, and Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School.
“The affected individuals and cohorts have been dismissed from school with guidance based on their level of risk,” TPH said, adding that they have followed up with close contacts and recommended them to be tested.
At a news conference Wednesday…