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Cases of COVID-19 reported in area schools

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The Nipissing-Parry Sound Catholic District School Board is reporting two active cases of COVID-19 involving two schools in North Bay.  

The board’s website shows that three cohorts have been dismissed, two at St. Joseph-Scollard Hall and one at Mother St Bride. 

Both schools remain open. 

The cases were confirmed on Saturday, September 11th. 

In a letter to parents at SJSH, the board writes that the Health Unit is working with the board to conduct contact tracing. 

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Students and staff who are considered a high-risk contact will receive further directions from public health. 

Those considered low-risk exposures will not be contacted, however, self-monitoring for symptoms of COVID-19 is recommended. 

The Near North Board reports two active cases at Parry Sound Public School with affected cohorts dismissed and the school open. 

The North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit reports eleven new cases of COVID-19 on the weekend. 

Only one of them is in Nipissing District. 

Across the region, there are 28 active cases, including eleven in Nipissing. 

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