SD23 confirms COVID-19 exposures at seven additional Kelowna schools

Virus at 7 schools: SD23

School District 23 is reporting confirmed COVID-19 exposures at seven Kelowna-area schools.

According to a news release issued by the district on Monday night, the exposures are at Chute Lake elementary, Canyon Falls middle, KLO middle, Kelowna secondary, OKM secondary, Quigley elementary and Springvalley middle.

“Individuals are self-isolating at home with support from local public health teams,” the release stated.

“Interior Health follows up with anyone potentially exposed to a confirmed case directly through contact tracing.”

The district said the wellbeing of students, families and staff remains the highest priority.

“Central Okanagan Public Schools will continue to implement the strict health and safety protocols and procedures that are in place so students and staff can continue to attend school as safely as possible,” the release said.

The district said it will continue to work with IH “to determine if any additional actions are required.”

There are 11 Kelowna-area schools on IH’s list of school exposures.

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