May 14th, 2021

Public school division adds more to the COVID-positive list

By Medicine Hat News on May 4, 2021.

The Medicine Hat Public School Division announced cases of COVID-19 at three schools throughout the weekend and Monday morning.

There were two cases identified at River Heights School, which puts the school at four active cases. The MHPSD’s release on its website says the school will remain open to those not listed as a close contact or told to quarantine.

“We are confident based on AHS guidance, that those who have not been directed to quarantine can attend school safely,” says the release.

On Sunday, MHPSD said a positive case of the virus was connected to Ken Sauer School. The school is remaining open and all close contacts have been identified and quarantined.

Crescent Heights High School also had an additional case of COVID-19, according to the division’s release on Monday morning. There are now three active cases at the school, but the school will remain open.

“We have conducted a thorough investigation, as a result, all close contacts of the positive case have been identified and quarantined,” says the release.

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