Peel Public Well being is investigating a COVID-19 publicity at a Brampton college following a confirmed case of the virus.
In a letter to workers and households on Sunday, Sharron Kuhl, the principal of Louise Arbour Secondary College, stated somebody on the college on Sept. 10 examined optimistic for the coronavirus.
She stated the particular person contracted COVID-19 locally and never on the college.
“I do know that is onerous to listen to initially of the college yr. Such as you, I had hoped this might by no means occur in our college group,” Kuhl stated.
“Fortunately, the chance to others who have been on the college on that day is low due to our bodily distancing and masks guidelines.”
Kuhl famous that the college had already been cleaned on Sept. 10 and 11 as a part of the common cleansing protocol. An extra cleansing befell on Sunday.
It’s not recognized who the individual that examined optimistic is. Kuhl stated the particular person’s id couldn’t be shared as it’s protected beneath privateness laws.
The college, which is positioned within the space of Father Tobin and Bramalea roads, will likely be open for college kids and workers on Monday.
“I do know that information of COVID-19 can create emotions of anxiousness, so I wished to ensure you had this data as quickly as doable to assist ease considerations,” she stated.
Highschool college students in Peel who opted for a mixture of in-person and on-line courses attended orientation classes final week.
Common courses are set to start on Monday.