The school district has reported a COVID-19 case at Wellington Secondary School. (News Bulletin file photo)

The school district has reported a COVID-19 case at Wellington Secondary School. (News Bulletin file photo)

Wellington Secondary in Nanaimo sees COVID-19 case

Potential exposure dates March 29 and 30, says Nanaimo-Ladysmith school district

Health officials expected rising case counts would mean more reports of COVID-19 cases at schools, and that happened with a case at Nanaimo’s Wellington Secondary School.

In a social media post, Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools said potential COVID-19 exposure dates at Wellington were March 29 and 30. According to Island Health, an exposure is defined as “the presence of lab-confirmed COVID-19 case(s) in the school during a period of communicability.”

Stronger mask regulations come into effect today, April 1, with face coverings required for students from Grades 4-12 in all indoor areas and on buses, whether in or out of their learning group.

Schools remain on Island Health’s exposure list 14 days after the last exposure date.

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