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COVID-19 cases reported at both Penticton high schools

Okanagan-Skaha school district is one of six in the province participating in the WellAhead youth mental health initiative.

Cases of COVID-19 have been reported at two Penticton high schools.

A member of the Princess Margaret school community tested positive for COVID-19 on Dec. 1, according to the Okanagan-Skaha school district. The person is reported to be self-isolating at home with support from Interior Health.

The school district sent a letter to school families today, Dec. 3, advising them a member of the Penticton Secondary School community has tested positive for COVID-19. That person is also self-isolating at home under the guidance of Interior Health.

The school district said it is lending support to the health authority as they undertake contact tracing to find out if other members of the school community were exposed.

The school district could not say exactly how many people are affected.

No other details concerning the persons affected will be provided in order to ensure personal privacy rights, the school district said.

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