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Number of Thom Collegiate students test positive for COVID-19, school closes

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Regina Public Schools (RPS) has shut down Thom Collegiate after a number of students tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, the school division says.

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In a press release, RPS says the school will be closed until Nov. 13 due to the new and recent cases. The school will reopen for students on Nov. 16.

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Remote learning will begin on Monday, Nov. 9. All families will be contacted with details, according to the school division.

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Students who are considered close contacts will be contacted by officials.

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On Tuesday, Regina Public Schools reported a third case at Thom Collegiate. It remains unknown how many additional cases have been reported since.

Global News has reached out to Regina Public Schools for further clarification on the number of total cases linked to individuals at the school.

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