The Cowichan Valley School District has had its fourth confirmed COVID-19 exposure since the holiday season, this one at Alexander Elementary School.
The potential dates of exposure are Jan. 13-15. Notices went out to families on Monday night.
“We follow the direction of Island Health,” said district spokesman Mike Russell.
Chemainus Secondary School, Cowichan Secondary School and Quamichan School have also had COVID-19 exposures this month. An exposure is when a single person with a confirmed case of COVID-19 attends a school during their infectious period.
Duncan Christian School, a private school that is not part of the district, will be closed until Feb. 1 after several people in the school community tested positive for COVID-19.
A notice was issued Monday by the Sooke School District saying there had been a COVID-19 exposure at Royal Bay Secondary School.