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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Senator Joyce Fairbairn Middle School

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Another Lethbridge school is experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19.

Alberta Health Services says two cases have been confirmed at Senator Joyce Fairbairn Middle School.

Two cases in a school within a 14 day period or two or more confirmed cases that are epidemiologically linked is considered an outbreak.

The school remains open at this time and close contacts of the two cases will be notified by email.

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Those people will be required to quarantine immediately for the period defined in the close-contact letter.

The Lethbridge School Division is also advising staff and community members of one case of COVID-19 at General Stewart Elementary School.

Close contacts of that case will also be notified via email and instructed to quarantine.

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Tina Karst

A Lethbridge College alumnus, Tina moved back to the community two years after convocation, in September 2007, to become a member of the CJOC News Team. She started as a weekend reporter/anchor and now serves as Associate News Director. When Tina’s not tracking down local news, she’s either busy at home with Jordan and their two kids or creating custom macrame pieces for a growing list of clients.

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