Positive case of COVID-19 confirmed at Napanee Catholic elementary school

The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board has confirmed a positive case of COVID-19 at one of its elementary schools.

According to the board’s website, J.J. O’Neill Catholic School, an elementary school in Napanee, Ont., has a positive case of the virus.

The board has not given any details about when the case was identified, or the age or gender of the person who tested positive.

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“The Algonquin and Lakeshore Catholic District School Board continues to work in collaboration with our local public health units and follow their direction and guidance.  All up-to-date information can be found on the Board website and public health websites,” the board said in an emailed statement.

A new case of COVID-19 was reported in the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) region on Tuesday, but that was identified to be a Queen’s student.

KFL&A Public Health confirmed that a second case of COVID-19 was identified later in the day, of elementary-school age. This brings the region’s total active cases up to 17.

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