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More Schools in Cowichan District Report Virus Exposures

More COVID-19 exposures are being reported at schools in the Cowichan Valley School District.

Cowichan Secondary School has sent a letter to parents advising that someone there has tested positive for coronavirus, and is now isolating at home while being monitored by staff from Island Health.

The dates of potential exposure were January 5, 6, and 7, 2021.

Contact tracing is underway and parents of students affected will be contacted directly.

Quamichan School is also reporting an exposure, this one on January 5.

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The school has sent a letter to parents advising them of the exposure and saying Island Health has done contact tracing and the parents of all students affected have been contacted directly.

Students who are not identified during contact tracing as being potentially exposed to the virus carrier are expected to attend school as usual.

Last week, an exposure incident was reported at Chemainus Secondary School.

There is also an exposure incident reported at a private school in the Cowichan Valley.

Duncan Christian School has been advised by Island Health of an exposure incident covering January 6, 7, 8, 2021.

The families of students at Duncan Christian School that need to self-isolate and monitor for symptoms are being contacted directly.

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