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More local COVID school exposures, including all Lake Country schools

More local school exposures

More local schools have been added to Interior Health's list of possible COVID-19 exposures.

The health authority recently disclosed new potential exposures at seven Central Okanagan schools, including at three the four schools in Lake Country.

Recent additions in the Central Okanagan include:

  • George Elliot Secondary (Lake Country) – Oct. 4, 5, 6, 7
  • Davidson Road Elemenatry (Lake Country) – Oct. 4, 5, 6, 7
  • Watson Road Elementary (Kelowna) – Oct. 7, 8
  • Peter Greer Elementary (Lake Country) – Oct. 4, 5, 6
  • Casorso Elementary (Kelowna) – Oct. 5, 6, 7
  • Okanagan Christian School (Kelowna) – Oct. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
  • Kelowna Christian School – Oct. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

A possible exposure at the fourth school in Lake Country, Oyama Traditional on Oct. 1, was previously reported by Castanet.

To the south, new possible exposure dates have been disclosed at Penticton Secondary School, from Oct. 4-9.

In the North Okanagan, two Vernon private schools have recently had COVID-19 exposures.

The Kamloops Thompson region has two new possible exposures:

  • Brocklehurst Middle School – Oct. 4, 5, 6, 7
  • Beattie Elementary School – Oct. 5, 6, 7, 8

Earlier this week, the Central Okanagan School Board said they would wait to hear more from the province before making a decision on whether or not to mandate vaccinations among school staff.



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