COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

COVID-19. (Image courtesy CDC)

Maple Ridge elementary school exposed to COVID-19

Exposure event at Glenwood elementary the seventh in past two weeks

Glenwood elementary in Maple Ridge is the latest school to have an exposure to COVID-19.

There was a person with a confirmed case of the virus at the school on May 10 and 11.

As of Monday morning, Fraser Health lists seven schools in the Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows school district which have experienced exposure events in the past two weeks.

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Fraser Health has initiated contact tracing to identify individuals who need to self-isolate or self-monitor for symptoms. Those households that do not receive a phone call or letter should continue having students attend school. Those students and staff who show symptoms must stay home.

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