Four Cambridge schools report positive COVID-19 cases in three days

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Highland Public wasn't the only Cambridge school to report positive COVID-19 cases the last three days.

Galt Collegiate Institute and William G. Davis Public School reported positive students cases on March 13 and 14, respectively, before both Silverheights Public School and St. Elizabeth Catholic Elementary School had positive cases among students March 15.

At Galt Collegiate, the student was last in the building March 2 and public health has identified no high-risk contacts.

At William G. Davis, the student was last in the building March 5. Public health has identified all high-risk contacts, including some students and staff who have been notified and directed to self-isolate.

At Silverheights, the student was last in the school March 12. Public Health has identified all high-risk contacts, including some staff members and students who have all been notified and directed to self-isolate.

At. St. Elizabeth, public health stated it will work with the school to identify high-risk student and staff contacts of the confirmed case.

Students who have been identified as high-risk contacts of a confirmed case will be sent a high-risk contact letter by the school with information on dates of exposure, testing information, and the cohort end of isolation date.

The identity of the individual is protected by privacy legislation and will not be shared.

Bill Doucet, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Cambridge Times