Member of Princess Margaret Secondary community tests positive for COVID-19

COVID at local high school

A Princess Margaret Secondary School community member has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a letter sent from School District 67 Tuesday evening. 

According to the letter, the community member is self-isolating at home with support from public health teams. 

"We are supporting Interior Health Authority as they undertake contact tracing to determine if any other members of our school community were in contact with the person who tested positive for COVID-19, and if any additional steps are required," reads the letter signed by SD67 superintendent Todd Manuel. 

If you are contacted by Interior Health Authority, please follow their advice. If you are not contacted by Interior Health Authority, it has been determined that your child is not at risk of developing COVID-19.

To ensure personal privacy rights are maintained, the district will not be providing additional details.

"The safety and well-being of our students, families and staff remains our highest priority. Please be reassured that our school will continue to implement the strict protocols and procedures we have in place so that children can continue to attend school as safely as possible," Manuel wrote.

"Students should continue to come to school while contact tracing is underway. As a reminder, please continue daily health checks to monitor your child for illness."

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