A positive case of COVID-19 has been reported at an elementary school in Duncan, joining a list of other school exposures in the city this month
Alexander Elementary School reported a member of the school community tested positive with possible exposure dates on January 13th, 14th and 15th.
Island Health says the individuals in each case are self-isolating. Phone calls and letters have been sent to staff and parents of students who have been identified as coming in close contact with infected individuals.
Those who received a phone call will be asked to self-isolate for 14 days, while those who received a letter will be asked to self-monitor for symptoms.
Anyone who did not receive a phone call or letter is advised to continue attending school as normal.
Earlier in January, exposures at Quamichan School, Duncan Christian School and Cowichan Secondary School, all in the city of Duncan, were reported.