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Richmond Hill, Vaughan, Markham, Newmarket, Georgina, Aurora schools have new cases of COVID-19

174 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in YRDSB, 51 cases in YCDSB as of March 31
April 1, 2021
Scarlett Liu

Five schools in Richmond Hill reported new cases of COVID-19 March 31.

Adrienne Clarkson P.S., Bayview S.S., Doncrest P.S. and Lake Wilcox P.S. each have a new case of COVID-19, and Silver Pines P.S. also reported a new case of the virus and has seven confirmed cases in total, while the school remains open.

Eight schools in Vaughan have new cases of COVID-19.

Bakersfield P.S., Stephen Lewis S.S. and St. Jean De Brebeuf CHS each have a new case of the virus, while Anne Frank P.S. and St. Clement CES each reported two new cases.

Tommy Douglas S.S. also reported a new case of the virus, bringing the total confirmed cases there to seven, and the school remains open.

St. Mary of the Angels CES reported three new confirmed cases and five classrooms have been closed.

In an already closed school, Thornhill Woods P.S., one new case was recorded. The school will reopen April 19.

Four Markham schools have new cases of COVID-19.

Baythorn P.S., John McCrae P.S. and Unionville Meadows P.S. each have a new case of the virus, and three more cases were reported at Bill Crothers S.S., where there are nine confirmed cases in total, but the school remains open.

Two Georgina schools, Sutton D.H.S. and Our Lady Of The Lake CCS, each reported a new case of COVID-19.

Meanwhile Rogers P.S. in Newmarket has a new case of the virus and another closed school, Holy Spirit CES in Aurora, reported one new case and has two confirmed cases in total.

York Region Public Health says it will communicate directly with people who had contact with the cases.

York Region District School Board and York Catholic District School Board will make sure that all appropriate measures are being taken.

For up-to-date information on active cases in York Region, please see the map of COVID-19 cases, closed classes and outbreaks in York Region schools and child-care centres.

Public Health reminds students and families not to enter school if they are feeling sick or have had close contact with a confirmed case or with someone who is showing symptoms of COVID-19.