--- CSSPO confirmed 31 cases and WQSB reported four cases of COVID-19 since January
The Centre de services scolaire des Portages-de-l’Outaouais (CSSPO) has reported 31 cases of COVID-19, with five staff and 26 students testing positive for the virus since the beginning of the year. The Western Quebec School Board (WQSB) confirmed four cases of the virus since January. Elementary students and high school students returned to in-class learning on January 11.
The breakdown of confirmed cases from the CSSPO includes one case at École de Notre Dame, four cases at École de Marais, two cases at École secondaire Mont Bleu, five cases at École au Coeur-des-Collines, two cases at École des Rapides-Deschênes, one case at École Jean-de-Brébeuf, five cases at École du Plateau, one case at École secondaire de l’Île, four cases at École des Deux-Ruisseaux, one case at École secondaire Grande-Rivière, one case at École Saint-Jean-Bosco, one case at École des Tournesols and one case at École du Lac-des-Fées.
The CSSPO also reported three cases of COVID-19 at the École international du village from February 12 to February 16. In its letter about the third case in the school, the CSSPO confirmed that it had sent one class of students home, for virtual learning.
The WSQB will no longer be breaking down COVID-19 cases and will not be divulging what schools have cases due to confidentiality reasons, according to WQSB spokesperson François Raymond.
The number of confirmed cases is accurate as of February 19.
[Local Journalism Initiative]