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COVID-19: Rapid testing begins in some Montreal-area schools

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COVID-19 infections.“Those rapid tests will be available in four places in Montreal and Laval,” education minister Jean-François Roberge told Global News.  “Chomedy, Montreal North, Saint-Michel, Parc Extension.”The minister said the schools are in areas where vaccination rates are low and infection numbers are high.With rising case numbers in the province, there have been concerns raised about the possibility of outbreaks in schools.Teachers, parents and health experts have long called for rapid testing, but there are concerns about how it’s being rolled out. ‘It’s unacceptable’: Quebec premier critical of anti-vaccine protesters targeting high schools “What surprises me is that it’s school staff that will be administering these tests,”.

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