Quebec City elementary school closed indefinitely after positive COVID-19 variant tests
A school in the Quebec City region has been closed indefinitely after positive COVID-19 variant cases were confirmed.
The Quebec City health and social services (CIUSSS) sent a letter Friday to parents of Ecole Marguerite d’Youville in the Cap-Rouge borough saying that two persons who frequent the school tested positive.
“A test to detect the new variants has been in use since [Thursday] in local laboratories in the region. This test detected suspected cases of variant infection in two people who attended school,” reads a letter sent to parents.
The letter recommends a massive screening of all students and staff over the weekend “to obtain a complete picture of the situation.”
The CIUSSS is also reminding all staff and students to remain at home…