According to Regina Catholic Schools, two positive cases have been identified at Dr. LeBoldus Catholic High School.
The SHA advised the school of the positive cases on Friday through a letter.
Anyone identified as a contact of a confirmed COVID-19 case will be contacted by public health, said the SHA.
“If anyone develops symptoms, please self-isolate at home and call HealthLine at 811 as soon as possible to arrange for COVID-19 testing,” the SHA said.
Regina Catholic Schools said it would provide more information when it becomes available.
No further details were provided at this time regarding the cases at Kitchener Community Elementary School.
Since schools reopened, there have been five COVID-19 outbreaks in Regina schools. They include:
- Oct. 6: Marion McVeety Elementary School
- Oct. 13: Ecole Harbour Landing Elementary School
- Oct. 14: Ethel Milliken Elementary School
- Oct. 23: Kitchener Community Elementary School
- Oct. 23: Dr. Martin LeBoldus High School
According to the SHA, an outbreak declaration is used by public health to mobilize and coordinate a response to the infection. It is not necessarily an indicator of risk to the public.
Outbreaks are declared when two or more people test positive for COVID-19 and are all linked to a specific non-household setting or event within a specific time period.
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