There may not be high enough levels of immunity to COVID-19 across the province by September for kids to return to school unmasked, Ontario’s chief medical officer of health said Tuesday.
His comments came a day after the government’s science advisory table released recommendations for COVID-19 protocols in schools when they resume, including loosening rules on masking in low-risk scenarios.
Dr:1618223621132,. Kieran Moore said he would define low risk in that context as a community that is seeing fewer than 10 cases per 100Free Digital Access,000 people per week.
“It may be that we have a very cautious start in September and then monitor the situation because I don’t know that we’ll achieve that high community immunity that we need in September,” he said.
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