Positive COVID-19 case at Lloyd George elementary in Kamloops

One person has tested positive and is now self-isolating at home. Potential exposure dates were Feb. 3 and Feb. 4.

There has been a positive COVID-19 case at Lloyd George elementary.

The positive case brings to at least 15 the number of schools in the Kamloops-Thompson school district that have recorded a potential exposure (some schools have had multiple possible exposures on different dates).

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Administration at the French immersion school in the Sagebrush (South Kamloops) neighbourhood notified parents by email on Saturday, Feb. 6, noting the person who tested positive is self-isolating at home. The potential exposure dates were Wednesday, Feb. 3, and Thursday, Feb. 5. Per disclosure protocol, the school will not specify whether the person infected is a student, teacher or other staff member.

Interior Health is undertaking contact tracing and will determine if anyone in the school was in contact with the person who tested positive for COVID-19 while they were potentially infectious. Interior Health will also determine if anyone in the school community is a close contact who is required to self-isolate,

Those contacted by Interior Health Authority are asked to follow advice given. If you are not contacted by Interior Health, it has been determined that your child is not at risk of developing COVID-19. The Lloyd George administration said students should continue to attend school while contact tracing is underway. As a reminder, parents and guardians are asked to continue daily health checks to monitor children for illness,

Those with questions or about COVID-19 can call 811.

SD73 COVID-19 potential exposures based on at least one case among students/staff/teachers:

2020:

March:

Our Lady of Perpetual Help: March 6, 7

November:

NorKam secondary: Nov. 6

Westsyde secondary (two cases): Nov. 24, 25, 26, 27

December:

Kamloops School of the Arts: Dec. 7, 8, 9, 10

Aberdeen elementary: Dec. 15

Rayleigh elementary: Dec. 17, 18

2021:

January:

Barriere secondary(three cases): Jan. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Arthur Hatton elementary: Jan. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Barriere elementary: Jan. 5, 7, 8

South Kamloops secondary: Jan. 7, 8

Juniper Ridge elementary: Jan. 11

South Kamloops secondary: Jan. 12, 13

Valleyview secondary: Jan. 11

Marion Schilling elementary: Jan. 14

Sa-Hali secondary: Jan. 18, 19, 20

Marion Schilling elementary: Jan. 21

Sa-Hali secondary: Jan. 20, 25, 26, 27, 28 29

Valleyview secondary: Jan. 20

Summit elementary: Jan, 18, 19, 20, 21

Beattie elementary: Jan. 21, 22

NorKam senior secondary: Jan. 20, 21, 22

Aberdeen elementary: Jan. 22

Westsyde secondary: Jan. 27, 28

Arthur Stevenson elementary: Jan. 25, 26

Twin Rivers Education Centre: Jan. 26, 27, 28

St. Ann’s Academy: Jan. 27, 28, 29

February:

Lloyd George elementary: Feb. 3, 4

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