Four more Langley schools report COVID exposures – Aldergrove Star

An data bulletin launched by the Langley college district mentioned as of Friday, April 30, there have been 236 COVID-19 notifications in 39 Langley schools since September.

“The month of April has been essentially the most difficult to this point,” the online notice mentioned.

“As instances in our schools replicate what’s taking place in the neighborhood, we acknowledge the consequences of the third wave in our province and area and are seeing this affect our faculty communities.

On Sunday, the district reported 4 more schools have reported COVID-19 instances.

Notices have been despatched to households with kids at Alice Brown Elementary, James Hill Elementary, Langley Secondary School and R.E. Mountain Secondary to advise that an individual had examined constructive for the coronavirus.

In every case, the particular person was self-isolating at residence with help from native public well being groups.

Fraser Health Authority will comply with up with anybody doubtlessly uncovered to a confirmed case instantly by contact tracing, the notices mentioned.

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As of Sunday, May 2, 16 Langley college had reported COVID instances within the final two weeks of April, in keeping with the up to date Fraser Health online list.

R.E. Mountain Secondary and Peter Ewart Middle schools reported essentially the most, 4, throughout that interval. H.D. Stafford, Langley Secondary, Shortreed, Walnut Grove and Willoughby every reported three instances.

In the April 30 bulletin, the district mentioned Okay-12 academic workers are glad they’ve been supplied the chance to get vaccinated within the Fraser Health Authority.

“We have heard reviews from directors, academics, and workers who’ve expressed reduction and a way of optimism.”

Staff vaccinations don’t change the COVID-19 notification course of in our schools or case and phone administration by public well being, the district added.

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There was disappointing information for Langley grads, that below the present COVID-19 restrictions, giant scale in-person commencement ceremonies, banquets and promenade celebrations can not go forward.

“As a consequence, the District is working along with secondary schools to develop potential choices however, will wait till after the May lengthy weekend to decide on the codecs of our commencement celebrations with the hope restrictions might change,” the district assertion mentioned.

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