Nova Scotia reports 1 new COVID-19 case connected to elementary school in central zone – National

Nova Scotia reports 1 new COVID-19 case connected to elementary school in central zone - National



Nova Scotia is reporting one additional case of COVID-19, identified Wednesday, connected to Beaver Bank-Monarch Drive Elementary in Central Zone.The person has not been in school since Feb. 12 and is self-isolating, the province said.
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“A deep cleaning will take place and students will learn from home during the closure,” said the province.According to public health, families will receive an update Monday regarding Tuesday’s return to school.

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As with any positive case, public health said it will be in touch with any close contacts of this case and advise of next steps, including testing. Story continues below advertisement

Everyone who is a close contact will be notified, tested and asked to self-isolate for 14 days.Information about COVID-19 cases connected to public schools can be found by clicking here.

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