15 new COVID-19 instances have been present in South Shore faculties

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A South Shore faculty board has reported it has discovered 15 instances of COVID-19 infections in eight of its establishments, together with 5 instances in an elementary faculty in Longueuil.

The Centre de companies scolaire Marie-Victorin issued a press release Tuesday saying that since the new school year began, “individuals who frequent” their establishments have been recognized with COVID-19. The varsity board didn’t specify whether or not the individuals who had been recognized are college students, lecturers or different workers.

The Public Well being division despatched a cell testing clinic for college students and workers at École primaire Adrien-Gamache, the first faculty in Longueuil the place 5 individuals had been discovered to be contaminated. The varsity board studies that 250 individuals had been examined and that college students who’ve been faraway from the college are being taught remotely.

Three instances had been reported on the CFP Pierre-Dupuy, a vocational coaching centre in Longueuil, and one case was reported on the CFP Charlotte-Tassé, one other vocational coaching centre within the South Shore metropolis.