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Staff member at Catholic school in Kitchener tests positive for COVID-19

It's the first case to be detected at Our Lady of Grace
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A staff member at a Catholic elementary school in Kitchener has tested positive for COVID-19. 

No specifics about the case are being released, except it's an employee at Our Lady of Grace. 

It's the first COVID-19 case to be reported at the school, and the eighth to be confirmed by the Catholic board since September 16.  

You can find a list of all of the COVID-19 cases confirmed in elementary and secondary schools in Waterloo Region below:

- October 25: One staff member at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Elementary School, Kitchener 

- October 24: One student at Saint John Paul II Catholic Elementary School, Kitchener 

- October 23: One student at Holy Spirit Catholic Elementary School, Cambridge

- October 23: One student at Janet Metcalfe Public School, Kitchener

- October 21: One student at Tait Street Public School, Cambridge

- October 19: One student at Galt Collegiate Institute, Cambridge

- October 18: One student at Resurrection Catholic Secondary School, Kitchener

- October 18: One student at Westmount Public School, Kitchener

- October 15: One student at Cameron Heights Collegiate, Kitchener

- October 15: One student at Keatsway Public School, Waterloo

- October 14: One student at Elmira District Secondary School

- October 14: One student at Groh Public School, Kitchener

- October 13: One student at Waterloo Collegiate Institute

- October 13: Two students at St. Margaret of Scotland, Cambridge

- October 9: Two students at JF Carmichael Public School, Kitchener

- October 8: One student at Waterloo Collegiate Institute, Kitchener

- October 6: One student at Eastwood Collegiate Institute, Kitchener

- October 6: One student at Huron Heights Secondary School, Kitchener

- October 5: One student at Huron Heights Secondary School, Kitchener

- October 3: Two cases at École élémentaire Catholique Cardinal-Léger, in Kitchener

- October 2: One student at Huron Heights Secondary School, Kitchener

- October 1: One student at Huron Heights Secondary School, Kitchener

- September 30: One student at Conestogo Public School, Conestogo

- September 29: One staff member at Moffat Creek Public School, Cambridge

- September 25: One staff member at Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate, Kitchener

- September 23: One student at Kitchener-Waterloo Collegiate, Kitchener

- September 23: One student at St. David Catholic Secondary School, Waterloo

- September 22: One student at Forest Hill Public School, Kitchener

- September 22: Two students at Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute, Kitchener

- September 22: One student at Preston High School, Cambridge

- September 21: One student at Forest Heights Collegiate Institute, Kitchener

- September 21: One student at Clemens Mills Public School, Cambridge

- September 21: One student at Williamsburg Public School, Kitchener

- September 21: One student at Huron Heights Secondary School, Kitchener

- September 20: One student at Riverside Public School, Elmira

- September 16: One student at St. Anne Catholic Elementary School, Cambridge

- September 6: One staff member at Edna Staebler Public School, Waterloo




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