Another Ottawa elementary school closes due to COVID-19 outbreak
Carson Grove Elementary School is closed due to a COVID-19 outbreak. (Google Street View)
OTTAWA -- Another Ottawa school is closed because of a COVID-19 outbreak.
Carson Grove Elementary School in Gloucester is closed on Friday and will be again on Monday, the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board's COVID-19 dashboard shows.
Three students at the school have tested positive for the virus.
It's one of two Ottawa schools currently closed due to COVID-19. Chapel Hill Catholic School in Orléans has been closed for in-person learning since Wednesday. At last count, there were 11 student cases there.
Twenty-one elementary schools and two secondary schools in Ottawa are dealing with COVID-19 outbreaks.
The rising number of outbreaks comes as chldren in Ottawa between the ages of five and 11 begin receiving their first vaccines on Friday.