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100 Alberta schools reporting COVID-19, B.C. with more than 20

Hand sanitizer in a classroom. (via File photo)

There are 100 Alberta schools now reporting at least one case of COVID-19.

Seventeen schools have up to four cases of the virus and are considered at an outbreak status, while one school is reporting five or more cases.

Of the 100 Alberta school cases, 93 of them have occurred over the last two weeks of schooling.

In northern B.C., Ecole Frank Ross Elementary was the first regional school to report a potential COVID-19 case, while a Dawson Creek student at a second elementary has test results pending.

Quesnel Junior Secondary School is the second school in Northern Health's jurisdiction to report a case.

No Prince George schools have reported a potential COVID-19 cases as of this publication (Sept. 21).

In B.C., there are a total of 21 schools that have been potentially exposed to COVID-19.

- with files from Dawson Creek Mirror