Medical Health Officer Dee Hoyano from the Office of the North Island Medical Health Officer with Island Health, has issued a notice to the parents, guardians, families and staff of Gulf Islands Secondary School (GISS) on Salt Spring Island that a member of the school community has tested positive for COVID-19.
The notice indicates that the date of the potential exposure for others at the school as November 26th, 2020.
Island Health is completing contact tracing to identify any staff and students that need to self-isolate or self-monitor for symptoms.
Note: The first version of this story incorrectly identified the confirmed case was a student, but that has not been confirmed. The confirmed case in this notice was identified simply as a 'member' of the school community.