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COVID-19 confirmed at 5 Regina schools

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Regina Public Schools is reporting confirmed cases of COVID-19 at five of its schools.

Grant Road School, Wilfred Hunt School, Albert Community School, Scott Collegiate and Harbour Landing School all have one case each.

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Affected students at Grant Road School, Wilfred Hunt School, Albert Community School and Harbour Landing School will begin remote learning, says the school division. They will return to school on Dec. 2.

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Affected students at Scott Collegiate will also begin remote learning, but they will return to school on Dec. 3.

The school division says they are working with public health to notify all close contacts.

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Letters will be sent to all school families on Monday.

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Aside from those who are moving to online learning, the schools will remain open for other students says the division.

“If there are any additional close contacts at the school, they will be contacted directly by public health,” supervisor of communications Terry Lazarou said in a statement.

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