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COVID-19 case confirmed at St. Joseph High School in Saskatoon

The Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools said a case of COVID-19 was diagnosed in an individual in St. Joseph High School.
The Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools said a case of COVID-19 was diagnosed in an individual in St. Joseph High School. Files / Global News

A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at St. Joseph High School, says Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools.

The school division was informed of the case on Saturday by the Saskatchewan Health Authority.

Read more: Coronavirus: List of Saskatchewan school exposures and outbreaks

“We are working with public health, and parents and caregivers have been informed,” GSCS spokesperson Derrick Kunz said.

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“The SHA is conducting contact tracing. Risk of exposure for anyone not considered a close contact remains low. Classes will continue as scheduled.”

Read more: COVID-19 outbreaks in Saskatchewan

To protect the privacy of the individual who tested positive, the GSCS says it will not disclose if the person is a student or staff member.

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