WECDSB dismisses dozens of students because of COVID-19
The Windsor-Essex Catholic District School Board is again announcing the dismissal of dozens of students.
This time 25 students from St. Joseph's Catholic High School along with two cohorts of 58 students from St. John Vianney Catholic Elementary School after receiving notification of confirmed cases of COVID 19.
At St. John Vianney, there were 25 students from one class dismissed, and an additional 33 students from a bus cohort.
The board has also dismissed two classes of students from F.J. Brennan Catholic High School after receiving notification Sunday of a confirmed case of COVID-19. There were 18 students dismissed from one class and 22 from another.
Officials say they were informed of the cases Sunday and have notified the affected students that they are not to attend school Monday.
A cohort of 27 students from St. Pius X Catholic Elementary School in Tecumseh was also dismissed after receiving notification on Friday of a confirmed case.
"We have been working with the Health Unit by providing lists of students and staff who may have been directly affected.The health unit is contacting any individuals, both students and staff, who may have been affected, and will give directions for them to follow," says the school board.