A total of 24 schools in Calgary are facing coronavirus outbreaks, six of which are being monitored.
The Alberta website shows Northcott Prairie School, Sir Winston Churchill High School, Saddle Ridge School, Peter Lougheed School, Our Lady of the Assumption School, Woodman School, Ecole La Mosaique, Rundle School, Father Lacombe School, Connaught School, Janus The Academy, St. Francis High School, Chief Justice Milvain School, Bishop McNally High School, Coventry Hills School, New Heights School and Learning Services, St. Mary’s High School, All Saints School, and Manmeet Singh Bhullar School are all seeing an outbreak of two to four known cases of coronavirus.
According to the province, an outbreak is defined as two or more identified cases.
All 18 of these schools remain open “with almost normal operations and some public health measures,” according to the province.
An outbreak of this size also means that the parents may have received a warning from the school and that Alberta Health Services may be working with the schools.
Six other Calgary schools; Lester B. Pearson High School, Clarence Sansom School, Nelson Mandela High School, Ecole de la Rose Sauvage, John G. Diefenbaker High School, and Calgary French and International School are under scrutiny, which means there are five or there have been more cases. “Where the disease could be acquired or transmitted at school. “
A “guard” means that the school will remain open but will be monitored by the province and the Alberta Health Service. Additional health measures may be in place to control the spread of the coronavirus in school.
The six schools listed are the only schools in Calgary with five known cases, although 14 schools are monitored in Edmonton and a total of 53 outbreaks are occurring.