Second Windsor-Essex school closes due to COVID-19 outbreak

Sainte-Ursule Catholic elementary school in McGregor, Ont. on Friday, Oct. 1, 2021. (Alana Hadadean / CTV Windsor)

A second Windsor-Essex school has closed to in-person learning due to a COVID-19 outbreak.

Sainte-Ursule Catholic Elementary School is reporting nine cases of the virus, according to the Conseil scolaire catholique Providence website.

The French Catholic board says four classes are in isolation at the school in McGregor.

As per COVID protocol outlined by the Windsor-Essex County Health Unit, all students move to online learning.

This is second school to close since resuming in September. St. Joseph’s Catholic High School also closed for a week last month.

Here is the list of active school outbreaks, according to WECHU:

  • Sainte-Ursule Catholic Elementary School
  • St. Andre French Immersion Catholic School Elementary
  • Ford City Public School Elementary
  • Al-Hijra Academy Elementary
  • St. Joseph’s Catholic High School Secondary