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St. Francis Xavier Catholic School temporarily closing due to COVID-19

Last Updated Mar 9, 2021 at 10:35 am EDT

The Toronto Catholic District School Board is closing St. Francis Xavier Catholic School due to a COVID-19 outbreak.

The elementary school is located in North York in the area of Keele Street and Lawrence Avenue West.

The closing follows a recommendation from Toronto Public Health. TPH shared the announcement online Monday night.

RELATED: TDSB planning for full return to in-person learning in the fall

The TCDSB tells 680 NEWS there are 11 active cases at the school. Eight cases are students and three are staff members.

It also says the board is unaware if there are any variant cases located at the school.

The board says it’s dismissing the school as a precautionary measure recommended by Toronto Public Health.

TPH says it will keep the school community updated on a reopening date.

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