Confirmed COVID-19 Case - Gilbert Plains Elementary School

Manitoba Public Health officials have advised Gilbert Plains Elementary of a confirmed case of COVID-19 that was in the school on Thursday, October 8 and Friday, October 9, 2020. This case was not acquired at school.

Mountain View School Division is working closely with public health officials and following their recommendations. Be assured that public health investigations to identify individuals who may have been exposed begin within 24 hours of a confirmed laboratory test. Those identified as close contacts have been contacted by Public Health and provided instructions for self-isolation (quarantine). Testing may also be recommended.

Please note that Mountain View School Division is not permitted to release the name or any identifying information about the confirmed case of COVID-19 to any member of the school, community or media.

The school is undergoing deep cleaning and disinfecting.

Mountain View School Division will continue to follow the recommendations of Public Health during this pandemic.
Please see the following letter from Public Health to parents/guardians of GPES students:
Dan Ward