Etobicoke Catholic School Closed to In-Person Learning Due to COVID-19 Outbreak – Toronto | The Canadian News

An Etobicoke Catholic school is temporarily closed for in-person learning and activities due to a COVID-19 outbreak.

The Toronto Catholic District School Board (TCDSB) said on Twitter that as a result of the Toronto Public Health Directorate (TPH), Transfiguration of Our Lord Catholic School will be temporarily canceled beginning Friday.

The school is located near Kipling Avenue and Dixon Road.

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According to the TCDSB website, there are eight active cases of COVID-19 among students at the school and two among staff members.

“We recommend the dismissal of the entire school as a precautionary measure to protect staff, students and the community from further transmission of COVID-19 within the school,” TPH tweeted.

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

It is not yet known when face-to-face classes will resume.

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