New COVID case detected at Grimsby Catholic school, one in Niagara Falls elementary school

Blessed Trinity Secondary School Blessed Trinity Secondary School in Grimsby. Photo: Google Maps

Niagara Catholic School Board said it has been advised that a person at Blessed Trinity
Catholic Secondary School in Grimsby has tested positive for COVID-19.

In a news release, it said Niagara Region Public Health has determined that there is no risk to the school community and added that Niagara Catholic is sharing this information as a matter of transparency to the communities it serves.

An Ontario government tracker shows that the school has had one case of COVID-19 in the last two weeks. That is reported as being a student. It was last updated today.

The school has one active case and has had three since the beginning of the pandemic. More info on Niagara Catholic schools and COVID-19 cases here.

In related news, Niagara Catholic said it has been advised that an individual at Loretto Catholic
Elementary School in Niagara Falls has tested positive for COVID-19. As a result, students and staff at the school were exposed to COVID-19 while this individual was infectious.

The person is currently in self-isolation. The principal of Loretto Catholic
Elementary School has sent a letter to all students and staff to notify them.