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Ontario reports 52 new cases of COVID-19 in schools; at least 32 in students

TORONTO — Ontario is reporting another 52 cases of COVID-19 in schools across the province.

The government says at least 32 of those infected are students, while eight are staff and 12 have not been identified.

Wednesday’s development brings the total number of cases in schools to 342 — 188 of which are in students.

The government says 282 of the province’s 4,828 schools have at least one case of COVID-19.

It says three schools have been shut down due to the virus.

Overall, the province has reported 51,710 cases of the novel coronavirus.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 30, 2020.

The Canadian Press

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