Quebec City elementary school closed indefinitely after positive COVID-19 variant tests

Quebec City elementary school closed indefinitely after positive COVID-19 variant tests
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MONTREAL —
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…



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