Manitoba

Manitoba schools haven't seen feared COVID-19 spike since return of classes

Five weeks of classes, two incubation periods, and a single severe COVID-19 outbreak at a school later, medical experts suggest the return of thousands of students hasn’t had a remarkable effect on the growing COVID-19 caseload.

Community transmission identified at only 1 school in Winnipeg since classes resumed

The sign at John Pritchard School in Winnipeg on Sept. 19, after hundreds of students were sent home as the number of COVID-19 cases there climbed. (Travis Golby/CBC)

Five weeks of classes, two incubation periods, and a single severe COVID-19 outbreak at a school later, medical experts suggest the return of tens of thousands of students in Manitoba this fall hasn't had a remarkable effect on the growing COVID-19 caseload.

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