Positive Cases of COVID-19 Week of Dec. 13

Limestone Learning Foundation
Positive Cases of COVID-19 Week of Dec. 13
Posted on 12/13/2021
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KFL&A Public Health has notified the Limestone District School Board of positive cases of COVID-19 at the following area schools for the week of December 13-17, 2021:

  • One student at Bayridge Secondary School on Dec. 19: two cohorts directed to isolate.
  • One student at Harrowsmith Public School on Dec. 19: case poses no risk to school community. 
  • One student at Ernestown Secondary School on Dec. 18: case poses no risk to school community. 
  • One staff member at Calvin Park Public School on Dec. 18: two class cohorts directed to isolate.
  • One student at Bayridge Public School on Dec. 18: this case was already isolating.
  • Two students at Ecole Kingston East Elementary School on Dec. 18: one cohort directed to isolate and one case already isolating. One student on Dec. 17: one class cohort directed to isolate.
  • One staff member at Fairfield Elementary School on Dec. 16. One class directed to self-isolate and will pivot to remote learning. School remains open.
  • One student at La Salle Intermediate & Secondary School on Dec. 18: one cohort directed to isolate and one cohort was already in insolation. Two students on Dec. 17 and outbreak declared: three cohorts have been directed to isolate. Two students on Dec. 16: two class cohorts are no isolating.
  • Two students at Welborne Avenue Public School on Dec. 19: cases were already isolating. One student on Dec. 16: this case was already isolating.
  • One student at Module Vanier on Dec. 16: This was already isolating. No new impact on school community.
  • One student at Sydenham High School on Dec. 19: this case was already isolating. One student on Dec. 18: one cohort directed to isolate. One student on Dec. 16: case poses no risk to school community.
  • One student at Cataraqui Woods Elementary School on Dec. 18: this case was already isolating. One staff member on Dec. 16: one cohort directed to isolate. School pivoted to remote learning.
  • One student at Truedell Public School on Dec. 19: this case was already isolating. Two students on Dec. 17 and outbreak declared: one case was already isolating and one new cohort was dismissed. Three students on Dec. 16: these cases were already isolating.
  • One student case at Central Public School on Dec. 16: one cohort has been directed to isolate. The school remains open.
  • One student at Winston Churchill Public School on Dec. 19: one cohort directed to isolate. One staff member on Dec. 18: five cohorts directed to isolate. Three students on Dec. 16: two cohorts have been directed to isolate. The school remains open.
  • One staff member at Elginburg & District Public School on Dec.16: This case was already isolating, no new impact on school community. One student on Dec. 15 No risk to school community. School remains open.
  • One student at Granite Ridge Education Centre on Dec. 15: this case was already isolating so no new impact on school community.
  • One student at Module de l'Acadie on Dec. 15: his case was already isolating so no new impact on school community. School pivoted to remote learning Dec. 13. 
  • One student at Loyalist Collegiate & Vocational Institute on Dec. 19: this case was already isolating. One student on Dec. 16: one class cohort and two basketball cohorts are affected. Two students on Dec. 15 and outbreak declared: one case was already isolating and one new cohort was directed to isolate along with a basketball cohort. One student on Dec. 13: two new cohorts directed to isolate. The school remains open. Visitors are restricted.
  • One student at Enterprise Public School on Dec. 17: case already isolating, so no new impact on school community. One staff on Dec. 15 no risk to the school community and the school remains open.
  • One staff member at Selby Public School on Dec. 15. This resulted in 7 class cohorts isolating. School has pivoted to remote learning.
  • One student at Katarokwi Learning Centre on Dec. 15 no risk to the school community and the school remains open.
  • One student at Loughborough Public School on Dec. 14: no risk to the school community and the school remains open.
  • One staff member at Lancaster Drive Public School on Dec. 14: no risk to the school community. School pivoted to remote learning.
  • One student at LINKS DLC Program on Dec. 14: one cohort was directed to isolate.
  • Three students at Amherstview Public School on Dec. 16 and outbreak declared Dec. 17: these cases were already isolating. One student and one staff member on Dec. 14: one additional cohort directed to isolate. School already pivoted to remote learning for duration of week.
  • Two cases at Joyceville Public School on Dec. 14: one positive case resulted in one cohort was directed to self-isolate. The other case was already isolating. The school remains open.
  • One student at Lord Strathcona Public School on Dec. 14: the case was already isolating and there is no new impact on the school community. The school remains open.
  • One student at Molly Brant Elementary School on Dec. 19: the case was already isolating. One student on Dec. 14: the case was already isolating. One student on Dec. 13: this case was already isolating. The school pivoted to remote learning Dec. 13. 
  • One student at Rideau Heights Public School on Dec. 18: no risk to school community. One student on Dec.13: this case was already isolating and there is no new impact on the school community. 
  • One student at Rideau Public School on Dec. 17: this case was already isolating so no new impact on school community. Outbreak declared on Dec. 16. One student on Dec.16: one cohort directed to self-isolate. Two students at Rideau Public School on Dec. 15: two new cohorts directed to isolate. School pivots to remote learning Dec. 17.
  • One student at Polson Park Public School on Dec. 19: this case was already isolating. One student  on Dec. 18 and two students on Dec. 16: these cases were already isolating. Three students on Dec. 15: these cases are already isolating. One staff member on Dec. 13: one cohort was directed to isolate. The school has pivoted to remote learning for the duration of the week.
  • Two students at Southview Public School on Dec. 19: these cases were already isolating. Three students on Dec. 17: these cases were already isolating. Two students on Dec 14: one cohort was directed to self-isolate. One student on Dec. 13: one cohort was directed to isolate. KFL&A Public Health declared an outbreak on Dec. 14. The school has currently pivoted to remote learning.
  • Two students at Frontenac Secondary School on Dec. 18: two cohorts directed to isolate and one case was already isolating. Two students on Dec. 17: four class cohorts directed to self-isolate. Two students on Dec. 16: no risk to school community. One student on Dec. 13: two cohorts were directed to isolate before the school week began and did not attend school. The school remains open at this time.

In cases where it has been determined that there is no risk to students or staff, cohorts are not required to isolate and the schools will remain open. Instances when a positive case in a school poses no risk to the school include:

  • The case(s) is learning or teaching virtually and has not been in the school.
  • The case(s) was already isolating and not attending school because they were previously identified as a close contact of a case.
  • The case(s) was not present at the school when they were infectious. 

KFL&A Public Health works closely with schools to ensure that necessary steps are taken to prevent further spread of the virus both in the school and the community.

All families should continue to monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 and screen students daily as most cases of COVID-19 are acquired in the home setting. KFL&A Public Health is also asking families to use the extended symptom list for monitoring symptoms:
Fever (37.8°C/100°F) and/or chills 
Cough or barking cough
Shortness of breath
Decrease or loss of taste or smell
Nausea, vomiting and/or diarrhea 
Fatigue 
Muscle aches and pain
Sore throat
Difficulty swallowing
Runny or stuffy nose
Abdominal pain
Headache
Conjunctivitis (pink eye)
Decreased or lack of appetite

Cases in schools must be reported locally and provincially. We are sharing this information with you to ensure you have accurate information. No further information will be released to maintain privacy.

Please visit the COVID-19 Confirmed Cases webpage for a list of current cases.

For more information, please contact:
Karen Smith, Communications Officer
613.544.6925 ext. 314 | 613.328.0947 mobile
Jane Douglas, Communications Officer
613.544.6925 ext. 311  | 613.328.0916 mobile


The Limestone District School Board is situated on traditional territories of the Anishinaabe & Haudenosaunee.