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Abbotsford Christian School students, staff asked to get tested amid COVID-19 cluster

FILE -- Specimens to be tested for COVID-19 are seen at a lab, in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
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People who attended Abbotsford Christian's middle or secondary school between April 26-30, May 3-7 should get tested: FH

Abbotsford Christian School has been dealing with a COVID-19 cluster impacting several classes

ABBOTSFORD (NEWS 1130) – Health authorities recommend all staff and students of Abbotsford Christian School get tested for COVID-19, as the school deals with several cases of the virus.

The notice from Fraser Health says people who attended the middle or secondary school between April 26 and 30, and May 3 and 7 should get tested.

“As you know, the ACS middle and secondary campuses have been dealing with the reality of a COVID-19 cluster affecting several students and staff,” a letter to families from the school reads. “As a result, we functionally closed grades 5-12.”

The school says that closure is being extended though Friday, May 21, with classes not expected to resume until after the May long weekend.