BC, ON students experience COVID-19 outbreaks, exposures

March 8, 2021

Students attending postsecondary institutions in BC and Ontario are experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks and exposures. St Clair College has reported that two students living in residence in Windsor have tested positive for COVID-19 after interacting without appropriate personal protective equipment. The Times Colonist reports that University of Victoria students who attended a party on the weekend are in self-isolation after being exposed to someone who tested positive for COVID-19. Global News reports that a Trent University student residence is experiencing an outbreak with nine cases in residence and one off-campus, and that there are 44 active COVID-19 cases among Fleming College and Trent students at Severn Court Student Residence. CBC reports that the Ontario Police College’s outbreak has grown to 93 cases, though no variants of concern have been identified. St Clair | Times Colonist | Global News | CBC (National)