Toronto Public Health says it has closed a school in the city’s west end due to a COVID-19 outbreak.
The local public health unit said students and staff at École élémentaire Micheline-Saint-Cyr on Forty First Street, near Lake Shore Boulevard West, in south Etobicoke will be closed to in-person learning starting Wednesday.
“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,” Toronto Public Health said.
Toronto Public Health said it has notified close contacts and have asked them to stay home, monitor for symptoms and get tested for the virus.
A return to school date was not released but TPH said it would work with the school to determine when in-person learning can resume.
In addition, TPH said a COVID-19 outbreak has also been declared at Danilack Middle School in North York and Military Trail Public School in Scarborough. However, both school