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COVID-19 outbreak declared at R. G. Sinclair Public School in Kingston

The Limestone District School Board says a teacher and one class cohort are isolating after a COVID-19 outbreak was declared at R. G. Sinclair Public School. Mike Postovit / Global Kingston

The Limestone District School Board says a COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at one of its Kingston, Ont., schools.

As of Tuesday afternoon, a total of eight cases have been linked to R. G. Sinclair Public School.

The board noted that a teacher tested positive for COVID-19 Sunday, and two students tested positive as of Tuesday morning.

Tuesday afternoon, the board announced five more cases linked to the school.

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Now, two class cohorts are isolating, while the rest of the school remains open, the board said.

Still, visitors to the school will be restricted for the time being.

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Letters have been sent home to parents with affected children with further instructions.

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