Undated Google Maps image of Langley Education Centre (file)

Undated Google Maps image of Langley Education Centre (file)

COVID case reported at Langley Education Centre

District issues advisory to parents

Langley Education Centre has reported a case of COVID-19, a school district announcement said.

The person was at the school on Wednesday, May 26.

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Fraser Health staff have initiated contact tracing to identify any individuals who need to self-monitor for symptoms or self-isolate, the district said in an online statement.

“Some of you may be wondering who is connected to the case, what class, or cohort is impacted. Please note, for privacy reasons, we cannot give out further details. As always, our District is committed to protecting the privacy of all students, staff, and their families. We continue to take our direction from the Fraser Health Authority and trust their expertise in this public health process. “

Fraser Health said 10 Langley district schools have reported COVID cases since May 14, along with two independent Langley schools.

Highest numbers were reported by Aldergrove Community Secondary and Simonds Elementary, with five cases over the two-week period.

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As of May 28, the district has had 299 COVID-19 notifications in 42 schools since September, Supt. Gord Stewart reported.

“We are seeing a decline in school exposure notifications which is positive,” Stewart said.

“With cases still occurring in our schools, we must continue to follow all health and safety protocols such as the daily health check, physical distancing and proper handwashing.


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