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Toronto school moving to remote learning as COVID-19 cases investigated

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A school in Toronto’s east end is moving to remote learning due to a COVID-19 investigation.

Toronto Public Health (TPH) said on Twitter that it recommended that students at Grenoble Public School, located near Don Mills Road and Eglinton Avenue, be temporarily dismissed from in-person classes and activities starting Tuesday.

“We are recommending a whole school dismissal as a precautionary measure to protect staff, students and the community from further COVID-19 transmission within the school,” TPH said.

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The Toronto District School Board (TDSB) confirmed in a tweet that all students are being dismissed and moving to remote learning as TPH investigates.

According to the TDSB website, there are 15 active COVID-19 cases among students at the school and none among staff. Four cases are listed as resolved.

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TPH said close contacts have been notified and asked to stay home, monitor for symptoms, and get tested.

“We’ll work closely with our school partners to determine when in-person learning will resume.”

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