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COVID-19: Holy Rosary Catholic Primary School in London, Ontario, temporarily closes – London

An elementary school in London, Ont., Will close for four days due to staff issues and COVID-19.

In a statement released on Saturday, the London District Catholic School Board (LDCSB) announced that Holy Rosary Catholic Primary School will be closed from April 6 to 9.

The LDCSB said half of students and two-thirds of staff are self-isolating due to three positive cases of COVID-19 at school.

The closure is also due to the continuing shortage of teachers and education assistants, according to the school board.

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The LDCSB said the school of 200 students will reopen after spring break, which runs April 12-16.

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Students will continue to learn remotely during the temporary closure preceding the break.

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On Sunday, two other LDCSB schools also had active cases of COVID-19.

Two cases are active at Mother Teresa Catholic High School and one case is active at St. André Bessette Catholic High School. Both schools remain open.

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