Nova Scotia reports 1 case of COVID-19 at an elementary school in Dartmouth

Nova Scotia said it has identified a case of COVID-19 at Ian Forsyth Elementary School in Dartmouth, Central Zone, on Sunday.

According to the province, the school will remain closed to students until Thursday, Dec. 10.

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“A deep cleaning will take place and students will learn from home during the closure,” said the province in a press release.

In the meantime, students and staff will receive an update Wednesday.

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As with any positive case, public health said it will be in touch with any close contacts of this case and advise of next steps.

“Everyone who is a close contact will be notified, tested and asked to self-isolate for 14 days,” health officials said.

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