Quebec City Update on Suspected COVID-19 Variant Linked to Elementary School

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Quebec City Update on Suspected COVID-19 Variant Linked to Elementary School

In Quebec City, Dr. André Dontigny, the region’s director of public health, provides an update on the suspected presence of COVID-19 variants at an elementary school in the city. The École Marguerite d’Youville was closed indefinitely on February 19 after suspected COVID-19 variant cases were detected in two people who frequent the school. All students and staff at the school have been asked to get COVID-19 tests within 48 hours and to self-isolate until further notice from public health officials. (February 20, 2021) (no interpretation)