Nova Scotia reports 2 cases of COVID-19 at schools in Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia said it has identified two cases of COVID-19 at schools in the province on Sunday.

One case was detected at Forsyth Elementary School in Dartmouth the other at Berwick and District School in the Western Zone.

According to the province, the schools 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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