5 Ottawa faculties, together with St. Mom Teresa Excessive, have present outbreaks


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An outbreak on Nov. 5 concerned three workers on the faculty whereas one other declared on Nov. 6 concerned two college students.

In whole, there are at the moment 5 college students and two workers on the faculty who’ve COVID-19, based on the Ottawa Catholic Faculty Board web site. One class and one cohort of scholars have been despatched house to self-isolate.

Omer-Deslauriers, a French-language public secondary faculty on Chesterton Drive in Nepean, has been in outbreak standing since Nov. 2. Ottawa Public Well being reported Monday that 12 college students and one workers examined constructive for COVID-19 as a part of the outbreak.

The web site for the Conseil des écoles publiques de l’Est de l’Ontariostated a complete of 18 individuals at Omer-Deslauriers have had COVID-19 for the reason that faculty opened this fall, with 11 instances resolved.

Presently there are 10 cohorts, or teams of scholars, which have been dismissed from that faculty to self-isolate.

Louis-Riel Secondary Faculty additionally had an outbreak declared on Nov. 2, with 5 college students and one workers member testing constructive. It’s the second outbreak at Louis-Riel, which had an outbreak in October that was resolved. Louis-Riel has had a complete of 11 COVID-19 instances this fall, based on the board web site.

Ottawa Islamic Faculty, a non-public faculty in Nepean for college kids from kindergarten to Grade 12, had an outbreak declared by Ottawa Public Well being on Oct. 26. Seven college students and 4 workers examined constructive, based on the general public well being web site.