Seven schools are currently closed.
Ontario schools across the province are reporting hundreds of COVID-19 cases, and multiple schools have shut down.
According to the Ontario government, as of November 19, there are 599 schools with reported cases of COVID-19 and seven schools are currently closed due to COVID-19 in Ontario.
In the two weeks before November 19, there have been a total of 1,242 COVID-19 cases in schools, with 1,120 of those cases being "school-related student cases" and 112 of those cases found in "school-related staff cases."
Another 10 cases in unidentified individuals were also reported.
The current cumulative total of reported COVID-19 cases in schools is 6,234, with the majority of those cases presenting in children with 5,521 reported cases and less than 10% of cases classified as "school-related staff cases."
Toronto has over 60 schools with reported COVID-19 cases in the two weeks before November 19, with one school reporting 18 cases of COVID-19.
Nativity of Our Lord Catholic School reported 17 student cases of COVID-19 and 1 case of COVID-19 in their staff according to the Ontario government website.
In the same time period over 40 schools in Ottawa have also reported COVID-19 cases.
The Ontario government announced today that bookings forCOVID-19 vaccines in children aged 5 to 11 will open on November 23 to "help protect Ontario's progress in the fight against COVID-19 and keep the province's schools safer and open for in-person learning as more people move indoors and attend family gatherings during the colder months this winter."