SURREY (NEWS 1130) — The first warning about a COVID-19 case at a B.C. school this year has been issued in Surrey.
A letter sent to families with kids at Panorama Ridge Secondary School Friday says the person who tested positive was there on Sept. 8, before any students returned.
First week of BC return to school brings #covid19 exposure alert.
Sep 8, Panorama Ridge @Surrey_Schools.
Letter to parents says no kids were there, contact tracing underway. #bcpoli @NEWS1130 #bced pic.twitter.com/NcTNHh5RVZ
— LizaYuzda (@LizaYuzda) September 12, 2020
Contact tracing is underway and anyone who may have been exposed will be contacted by health officials.
“If you do not receive a phone call or letter, please continue to attend school and monitor for symptoms,” the letter from Superintendent of Schools Jordan Tinney reads.
A letter from Fraser Health explains no details about the person who has tested positive will be released for privacy reasons.