COVID-19 Cases Reported At Six More Windsor Essex Public Schools

Wednesday November 24th, 2021

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The Greater Essex County District School Board is reporting COVID-19 cases at six more schools in Windsor-Essex.

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The board is reporting:

  • one case in a staff member at Amherstburg Public School on November 22nd
  • one additional case in a student at Belle River Public School on November 23rd
  • one case in a student at Essex District High School on November 23rd
  • one case in a student at Giles Campus French Immersion Public School on November 23rd
  • one additional case at Herman Academy – Elementary on November 23rd
  • one additional case at Leamington District Secondary School on November 23rd

Note: With the public board there is sometimes a delay of several days between the confirmation of a case and the public reporting of that case.

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Greater Essex County District School Board public relations officer Scott Scantlebury has said the board does not release information about the number of cohorts or students affected by the case.

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The board sent letters to the Amherstburg Public school community, the Belle River public school community, the Essex District school community, the Giles school community, the Herman school community, and the Leamington District school community.

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“We have been working with the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit (WECHU) by providing lists of students and staff who may have been in contact with the individual,” the letters state. “If you have not been contacted, you or your child (ren) have not been identified as close contacts. The WECHU is contacting any individuals (students and staff) who have an identified high-risk exposure with the confirmed case and will give directions to follow.

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