3rd COVID case linked to St. John School

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The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) has identified a positive COVID-19 case in an individual at St. John Community School in Prince Albert. This is the third case connected to the school since last week.

In a news release by the Prince Albert Catholic School Division on Monday evening the division explained that communication has been shared with the specific classroom/cohort, as well as the school community.

They added that the case is not school acquired.

“The Saskatchewan Health Authority is proceeding with their assessment of the situation, and all individuals deemed to be close contacts will be provided instructions.”

As is the case in all cases in the division no further information will be made available citing privacy concerns.

“We want to reassure families of St. John Community School that school will continue to operate for in-person classes while maintaining the safety protocols that are in place,” the release added.

The cohort impacted by this cases being notified and provided instruction. The students and families will be receiving updates using the Edsby platform.