A high school in Nanaimo has reported another exposure to the novel coronavirus.
According to an advisory issued by School District 68 (Nanaimo-Ladysmith) on Wednesday night, an additional COVID-19 exposure occurred at Nanaimo District Secondary School.
The reported exposure dates are March 29, 30 and April 1.
School District 68’s announcement comes a few days after NDSS reported exposures that occurred on March 29, 30, and 31.
A total of eight schools on the Island are currently on Island Health’s COVID-19 exposure list, with some schools reporting clusters of cases.
An exposure is defined by Island Health as a single person with a lab-confirmed COVID-19 infection who attended school during their infectious period.
A cluster is defined by Island Health as two or more confirmed cases within a 14-day period, with evidence of transmission occurring within the school.
NDSS is located on Wakesiah Avenue, near Vancouver Island University.