As students head back to university throughout B.C., you can find a significantly worrisome situation at Surrey’s largest secondary.
In a letter to mom and dad, superintendent Jordan Tinney exposed that there were just about 50 circumstances of COVID-19 at Earl Marriott shortly just before the wintertime split.
The university has just about 2,000 students.
“We have experienced a opportunity to discuss the genuine scenario figures and details with Fraser Health so we can learn how to steer clear of similar circumstances in the potential,” Tinney wrote.
He included that “even more well being and safety steps” are currently being applied inside and outdoors universities in Surrey.
“We want to remind mom and dad, students and team that it is a requirement to do a day-to-day well being look at and to not go to university if you have signs and symptoms,” Tinney said.
“Our modern scenario figures have been reduced in BC but a single of the most important explanations is that testing figures are reduced,” he ongoing. “You should, if you have even gentle signs and symptoms, get tested.”
An on the internet petition searching for to keep B.C. universities shut for two weeks has captivated just about sixty,000 signatures as of this composing.
“As circumstances are still on the rise we are now confronted with a new concern there is a new strain of Covid 19,” the petition states. “And now more than at any time we require to figure out a new prepare for our universities.
“To be positive that it is protected for students and team to return. We ask that Dr. Bonnie Henry lengthen the wintertime split for all BC students and make a new prepare on how to safely and securely return to university.”