OTTAWA -- COVID-19 outbreaks have been declared at two new schools in Ottawa ahead of the start of a new school week.

Ottawa Public Health declared COVID-19 outbreaks at École élémentaire publique Jeanne Sauvé and École élémentaire publique Séraphin-Marion this weekend. There are two student cases associated with both outbreaks.

There are currently COVID-19 outbreaks at seven schools, including EEP Jeanne Sauvé and EEP Séraphin-Marion. The five other school outbreaks are located at:

  • École élémentaire catholique Marius-Barbeau
  • Kars on the Rideau Public School
  • St. Benedict Elementary School 
  • École élémentaire publique Francojeunesse
  • École élémentaire catholique Sainte-Anne

Ottawa Public Health closed both École élémentaire catholique Marius-Barbeau and St. Benedict Elementary School last week due to COVID-19 transmission within the schools.

Public health says there are 13 student cases of COVID-19 linked to the outbreak at St. Benedict Elementary School, while the Ottawa Catholic School Board reports 19 cases of COVID-19 at the Barrhaven school.

There are nine student cases and two staff cases linked to the COVID-19 outbreak at École élémentaire catholique Marius-Barbeau.

Fifty-eight schools in Ottawa have at least one active case of COVID-19.

COVID-19 CASES BY SCHOOL BOARD

Ottawa-Carleton District School Board

Last updated Oct. 1

  1. Active student cases: 42
  2. Active staff cases: 1
  3. Active third-party* cases: 1
  4. Resolved cases: 36
  5. Total classes closed due to COVID-19: 1
  6. Total cohorts closed due to COVID-19: 0
  7. Total schools closed due to COVID-19: 0

Schools with active cases: 21 elementary, eight intermediate & secondary

*Third party refers to individuals who may be involved in a school who are not students or staff. This could include transportation providers, breakfast program volunteers, and other individuals who may frequently enter schools.

Ottawa Catholic School Board

Last updated Oct. 1

  • Active student cases: 33
  • Active staff cases: 4
  • Total classes closed due to COVID-19: 0
  • Total cohorts closed due to COVID-19: 0
  • Total schools closed due to COVID-19: 1

Schools with active cases: 12 elementary, two secondary

*The Ottawa Catholic School Board does not include resolved cases on its dashboard.

Conseil des écoles publiques de l'Est de l'Ontario

Last updated Oct. 1

  • Active student cases: 17
  • Active staff cases: 3
  • Resolved cases: 37
  • Total classes closed due to COVID-19:14
  • Total cohorts closed due to COVID-19: 0
  • Total schools closed due to COVID-19: 0

Schools with active cases: Seven schools

Conseil des écoles catholiques du Centre-Est

Last updated Oct. 1

  • Active cases*: 22
  • Resolved cases: 79
  • Total classes in isolation due to COVID-19: 14
  • Partial school closures due to COVID-19: Two
  • Schools closed due to full COVID-19 outbreak: 1

Schools with active cases: 8 elementary and secondary schools

*NOTE: The CECCE does not differentiate cases between students and staff.