A New List Shows There Are 70 Quebec Schools With At Least One COVID-19 Case (VIDEO)

There were 47 schools on the list on Friday.
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70 Quebec Schools Have Reported At Least One COVID-19 Case

An updated list on the government's website now shows that 70 Quebec schools have reported at least one case of COVID-19 since September 1.

The list shows that the Lanaudière region is most affected, with cases in 15 schools.

Two schools in Montreal have reported cases, according to the list.

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70 Schools In Quebec With COVID-19 Case(s)

On Friday, when Quebec released the first version of the list, it included 47 schools.

At the time, Health Minister Christian Dubé "[reiterated] that although cases are confirmed, as we expected, the situation is still under control."

"Transparency and the free flow of information are paramount," Education Minister Jean-François Roberge added.

He concluded by "[inviting] all parents to continue to take the necessary precautions to prevent the spread of the virus. We must do everything we can to keep our schools open. We owe it to our children."

The list of schools with COVID-19 cases is posted on the website of the Government of Quebec.

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Thomas MacDonald
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Thomas is MTL Blog's Senior Editor. He lives in Saint-Henri and loves it so much that he named his cat after it. On weekdays, he's publishing stories, editing and helping to manage MTL Blog's team of amazing writers. His beats include the STM, provincial and municipal politics and Céline Dion. On weekends, you might run into him brunching at Greenspot, walking along the Lachine Canal or walking Henri the cat in Parc Sir-George-Étienne-Cartier.