New COVID-19 outbreaks declared at two Ottawa schools

A empty classroom is pictured at Eric Hamber Secondary school in Vancouver, B.C. Monday, March 23, 2020. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward)

COVID-19 outbreaks have been declared at two Ottawa schools, including at one school for a second time.

Ottawa Public Health reports new outbreaks at All Saints High School and Ecole elementaire catholique Montfort. Public health did not say how many cases were at the two schools.

The Ottawa Catholic School Board reports six cases of COVID-19 at All Saints High School. Six classes are currently closed due to COVID-19 cases.

According to the Conseil des ecoles catholiques du Centre-Est, there is one case of COVID-19 at Ecole elementaire catholique Montfort.

This is the second COVID-19 outbreak at Ecole elementaire catholique Montfort.  There were three student cases and a staff case at Ecole elementaire catholique Montfort during the COVID-19 outbreak between Sept. 20 and Oct. 5.

There are COVID-19 outbreaks at 10 schools in Ottawa:

  • All Saints High School
  • Farley Mowat Public School
  • Ecole secondaire catholique Franco-Cite
  • Ecole elementaire catholique Montfort
  • Ecole elementaire publique Seraphin Marion
  • Gabrielle-Roy school
  • Peak Academy
  • St. Jerome Catholic School
  • St. Joseph High School
  • St. Peter High School

The COVID-19 outbreak at École élémentaire Catholique Saint-Joseph-d'Orléans was declared over on Thursday. Two students tested positive for novel coronavirus at the school.