Update: Island Health says COVID-19 Reached 13 Island Schools in Late January
Updated Island Health school exposure list. (Supplied by Island Health)
UPDATE: COVID-19 is impacting Vancouver Island schools.
Since Jan. 20th, Island Health now reports 13 exposures, mostly at schools on the central island.
There have now been five in Nanaimo-Ladysmith, with the latest reported yesterday at Nanaimo District Secondary School where there was an exposure incident on January 28, four in the Cowichan Valley, two in Parksville Qualicum, and two in Victoria.
This includes clusters at two Nanaimo schools: Qwam Qwum Stuwixwulh School on Jan. 28th, and Bayview Elementary on January 25th, 27th, 28th, 29th and February 1st.
There have been no reported exposures in schools in Campbell River, the Comox Valley, and Port Hardy over that time period.
As for the island as a whole, there have been 167 active cases on the central island, 54 on the south island, and just seven on the north island which includes the Comox Valley, Campbell River, and Port Hardy.