Education Minister Adriana LaGrange says the government’s back-to-school plan is working, even as 24 cases of COVID-19 and three outbreaks have been linked to schools.
Concerns about school safety continued to dog LaGrange on Thursday at a groundbreaking in the Castle Downs neighbourhood of Edmonton for a new K-9 French school, École A la Decouverte.
LaGrange said she was confident the health guidelines and procedures for notifying parents when a case of COVID-19 is identified were rolling out well.
“We have a very strong plan and from what I’m hearing it is working,” she told reporters after the ceremony, referring to a meeting Wednesday with superintendents and school board representatives.
Alberta’s chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said at her Thursday