Another COVID-19 case confirmed at École KLO Middle School in Kelowna | iNFOnews | Thompson-Okanagan's News Source

Current Conditions

-2.3°C

Vernon News

Another COVID-19 case confirmed at École KLO Middle School in Kelowna

Ecole KLO Middle School is pictured in this Jan. 22, 2015 file photo.
November 25, 2020 - 3:02 PM

École KLO Middle School in Kelowna has had another confirmed case of COVID-19.

Interior Health has confirmed a member of the middle school's community has tested positive for the virus, according to a Central Okanagan school district media release.

The person is self-isolating at home. Neither the school district nor Interior Health will say if the person is a student, parent or staff member.

The most recent potential exposure occurred on Nov. 17. There had been previous exposures at the school on Nov. 6, 9, 10 and 12.

"The safety and well-being of students, families, and staff remains our highest priority,” reads the release. “Central Okanagan Public Schools will continue to implement the strict health and safety protocols and procedures that are in place so students and staff can continue to attend school as safely as possible.”

The school district asks students and staff to stay home from school if they have any symptoms.


To contact a reporter for this story, email Howard Alexander or call 250-309-5343 or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

We welcome your comments and opinions on our stories but play nice. We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. If you have any concerns about what you see in comments, email the editor in the link above. 

News from © iNFOnews, 2020
iNFOnews

  • Popular vernon News
View Site in: Desktop | Mobile