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8 Toronto schools each have at least 1 possible COVID-19 variant case, public health reports

Toronto Public Health (TPH) officials say they are currently working with eight schools in the city in which at least one person linked to the school has screened positive for a COVID-19 variant of concern (VOC).In a news release issued Wednesday, officials said affected individuals and cohorts at the schools have been dismissed “with guidance based on their level of risk.”Public health has followed up with close contacts and recommended testing, officials said.

Coronavirus: City of Toronto cancels major events up to July 1 The news release said the schools are:[ Sign up for our Health IQ newsletter for the latest coronavirus updates ]Variants of concern are believed to be more transmissible than the original form of the virus that causes

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COVID-19 pandemic in the Greater Toronto Area for Wednesday:Ontario Premier Doug Ford’s office has announced he is self-isolating after being in close contact with a staff member in his office who tested positive for COVID-19.According to a statement issued late Tuesday, Ford was in contact with the affected staff member on Monday.The statement said that staff member was tested on Tuesday after being told they came into contact with someone who had COVID-19. It went on to say the employee received a positive test result Tuesday evening.

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