There were two positive instances of COVID-19 reported in GTA colleges with the most recent cases coinciding with the resumption of in-person courses in many boards.
The Halton District School Board states there were positive examples reported in Brant Hills Public School at Burlington and Garth Webb Secondary College in Oakville.
The affirmation of the positive instances comes on exactly the exact same day that courses are scheduled to restart at the HDSB, along with many other boards from the GTA.
The very first day of college in the TDSB, nevertheless, was pushed back a bit later. Elementary students will start returning to the classroom Tuesday as a part of a staggered yield. Secondary students will not start returning Thursday.
The state has indicated there are a total of 13 favorable instances in public schools up to now, though it has not updated its database because Friday.
Six of these cases have been in Ottawa, in which classes declared a week.
There also have been five extra cases combined from the Halton and Peel faculty boards, although those numbers increase when the state upgrades its own database.
Premier Doug Ford has expressed optimism at the resumption of peer instruction education at Ontario colleges but has also suggested he will”not hesitate for a moment to shut down schools” if there be major outbreaks.
“”At the blink of the eye, they are down, they are done. Bang. Closed,” he explained .
Today is the first day of college to secondary students in the Peel District School Board and a part of all pupils in the Toronto Catholic District School Board and the Halton District School Board. Numerous different boards may also welcome extra pupils back now as part of a staggered resumption of courses. For a complete list of if courses room in every GTA plank follow this hyperlink.