DAILY UPDATE: COVID-19 infections continue to rise at schools in Burlington, Oakville, Milton on Dec. 17

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Published December 17, 2021 at 11:20 am

COVID-19 cases at three new schools brings the total number of active infections to 95 at schools in Oakville, Burlington, Milton and Halton Hills on Dec. 17.

This is up eight from yesterday at the Omicron variant starts to make its way into the Halton public and Catholic schools.

Thirty-seven schools are reporting cases among staff and students and 45 classrooms are closed, all at the Catholic board. The public board is unique in the province when it comes to declaring closed classes and uses different criteria than all the other boards.

When a classroom is closed, students are sent home to quarantine for at least 10 days and learn remotely.

As older cases are resolved, schools are removed from the listing.

Here is a list of all Halton schools, both public and Catholic, currently reporting cases:

Elementary

  • Anne J. MacArthur: 1 case
  • Centennial: 1 case
  • Central (JK-Gr. 6): 7 cases
  • Ethel Gardiner: 1 case
  • Forest Trail: 2 cases
  • George Kennedy: 4 cases
  • Glenview: 1 case
  • Hawthorne Village: 1 case
  • Heritage Glen: 1 case
  • Holy Cross: 7 cases, 3 classes closed
  • Limehouse: 1 case
  • Pineland: 1 case
  • Post’s Corners: 2 cases
  • Queen of Heaven: 1 case, 1 class closed
  • Rolling Meadows: 1 case
  • St. Benedict: 8 cases, 6 classes closed
  • St. Bernadette: 1 case, 1 class closed
  • St. Brigid: 6 cases, 4 classes closed
  • St. Catherine of Alexandria: 6 cases, 4 classes closed
  • St. Francis of Assisi: 2 cases, 1 class closed
  • St. Gregory the Great: 3 cases, 5 classes closed
  • St. Joan of Arc: 1 case 1 class closed
  • St. John Paul II: 9 cases, 3 classes closed
  • St. Joseph (Acton): 3 cases
  • St. Mark: 2 cases, 2 classes closed
  • St. Mary: 1 case, 1 class closed
  • St. Nicholas: 1 case
  • St. Peter: 3 cases, 2 classes closed
  • St. Scholastica: 1 case, 1 class closed
  • Stewarttown Middle: 1 case

Secondary

  • Bishop Reding: 2 cases
  • Christ the King: 4 cases, 8 classes closed
  • Georgetown District: 3 cases
  • Notre Dame: 1 case
  • Oakville Trafalgar: 1 case
  • St. Francis Xavier: 1 case, 2 classes closed
  • St. Ignatius of Loyola: 3 cases
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