VANCOUVER –After only a handful of days with students back in class, several B.C. school districts have reported possible COVID-19 exposures at some of their schools – and the Surrey superintendent is warning this is likely something families in his district will need to get used to.
Emails from the Surrey School District were sent to parents Tuesday night, warning of possible exposures at William Watson Elementary School and Sullivan Heights Secondary.
Both said an individual who tested positive for COVID-19 was at each of the schools on Sept. 10., the first day of class for students. Neither email specified if the individuals were teachers, staff members, or students. There have also been positive cases at Panorama Ridge Secondary and Johnston Heights Secondary in Surrey.
“Quickly it’s becoming the norm for us, it’s been one every two or three days,” said superintendent Jordan Tinney.
At William Watson Elementary, many …