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North York Catholic elementary school temporarily closed due to COVID-19

St. Francis Xavier Catholic School is temporarily closed down due to COVID-19. St. Francis Xavier/Google

A North York Catholic elementary schools will be temporarily shut down due to a COVID-19 outbreak, says the Toronto Catholic District School Board.

St. Francis Xavier, located on Gracefield Avenue, has 11 confirmed cases.

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“Please be advised that as per TPH recommendation, St. Francis Xavier will be temporarily dismissed as a result of an ongoing COVID-19 investigation,” a tweet from the TCDSB read. “The school community has been informed and we will provide updates on available.”

According to a tweet from Toronto Public Health (TPH), it recommended the closure of the school “as a result of an ongoing COVID-19 investigation.”

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It is not clear at this time whether any of the confirmed cases are considered to be variants of concern.

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