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COVID-19 cases reported at Nanaimo’s Brechin Elementary School

Exposure dates at Nanaimo-Ladysmith district school March 4, 5, 8, 9, 10 and 12
Brechin Elementary School. (News Bulletin file)

COVID-19 cases have been reported at Brechin Elementary School, Island Health announced today, March 13.

Dates for potential exposures were March 4, 5, 8, 9, 10 and 12 and contact tracing has been completed, Island Health told the News Bulletin.

When asked about the number of dates, Island Health said that all it can say at this point is it’s an exposure, with presence of a lab-confirmed COVID-19 case during the period, where an infected person can spread the virus to others.

Other Nanaimo-Ladysmith district schools currently on Island Health’s exposure list, Cedar, Mountain View and Bayview elementary schools and Nanaimo District and Wellington secondary schools.

Schools are removed from the list 14 days after the most recent exposure date, Island Health said on its website.

Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools’ students are on spring break until March 29.

Nanaimo-Ladysmith is acting as a lead district for a regional COVID-19 rapid response team.

To see the exposure list, go here.

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