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Case of COVID-19 confirmed in local kindergarten class (update)

The case is in a student at St. Anne Catholic Elementary in Cambridge

A case of COVID-19 has been identified in a kindergarten class at St. Anne Catholic Elementary in Cambridge.

The school says Region of Waterloo Public Health is in the process of contacting all high-risk contacts of the positive case by the end of tomorrow. If you are not contacted, then you and your child are not considered high-risk.

The Ontario government confirmed on Thursday the affected individual is a student. 

No further information will be provided due to privacy laws.

This is the second positive case confirmed in a school in Waterloo Region. A staff member at Edna Staebler Public School tested positive September 6.

"Please know that St. Anne as well as staff at our school board head office is working with Region of Waterloo Public Health to prevent further spread of COVID-19 in students, staff and the community," the school said in a post online.


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