An elementary school in Woodstock, Ont. is closing after several COVID-19 cases were identified, some of which screened positive for a variant of concern.
At least eight confirmed COVID-19 cases affecting both staff and students across multiple classrooms prompted the?temporary closure of?St. Patrick’s Catholic Elementary School effectiveConcerts, festivals?immediately, a?spokesperson for the London District Catholic School Board (LDCSB) said in a statement Saturday.
“With roughly two-thirds of the school’s 350-plus?students and staff self-isolating, as well as the ongoing teacher andand possibly rethinking vaccine deployment so shots are distributed based on risk?educational assistant?shortage, the school board was forced to make this?difficult decision due to health and well-being as well as operational concerns,” said?spokesperson Mark Adkinson.
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