Schools COVID-19 data

Effective June 15, 2022, board and school staff will not be expected to report student/staff absences and closures in the Absence Reporting Tool. The ministry will no longer report absence rates or school/child care closures on Ontario.ca for the remainder of the school year.

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Every day, schools, child care centres and licensed home child care agencies report to the Ministry of Education on children, students and staff that have positive cases of COVID-19.

If there is a discrepancy between numbers reported here and those reported publicly by a Public Health Unit, please consider the number reported by the Public Health Unit to be the most up-to-date.

Schools and school boards report when a school is closed to the Ministry of Education. Data is current as of 2:00 pm the previous day.

This dataset is subject to change.

Data is only updated on weekdays excluding provincial holidays

Summary of school closures

This is a summary of school closures in Ontario.

Data includes:

  • Number of schools closed
  • Total number of schools
  • Percentage of schools closed

School Absenteeism

This report provides a summary of schools and school boards that have reported staff and student absences.

Data includes:

  • School board
  • School
  • City or Town
  • Percentage of staff and students who are absent

Summary of cases in schools

This report provides a summary of COVID-19 activity in publicly-funded Ontario schools.

Data includes:

  • School-related cases (total)
  • School-related student cases
  • School-related staff cases
  • Current number of schools with a reported case
  • Current number of schools closed

Note: In some instances the type of cases are not identified due to privacy considerations.

Schools with active COVID-19 cases

This report lists schools and school boards that have active cases of COVID-19.

Data includes :

  • School Board
  • School
  • Municipality
  • Confirmed Student Cases
  • Confirmed Staff Cases
  • Total Confirmed Cases

Cases in school board partners

This report lists confirmed active cases of COVID-19 for other school board partners (e.g. bus drivers, authorized health professionals etc.) and will group boards if there is a case that overlaps.

Data includes :

  • School Board(s)
  • School Municipality
  • Confirmed cases – other school board partners

Summary of targeted testing conducted in schools

This data includes all tests that have been reported to the Ministry of Education since February 1, 2021. School boards and other testing partners will report to the Ministry every Wednesday based on data from the previous seven days.

Data includes :

  • School boards or regions
  • Number of schools invited to participate in the last seven days
  • Total number of tests conducted in the last seven days
  • Cumulative number of tests conducted
  • Number of new cases identified in the last seven days
  • Cumulative number of cases identified

Summary of asymptomatic testing at conducted in pharmacies:

This is a summary of COVID-19 rapid antigen testing conducted at participating pharmacies in Ontario since March 27, 2021.

  • Total number of tests conducted in the last seven days
  • Cumulative number of tests conducted
  • Number of new cases identified in the last seven days
  • Cumulative number of cases identified

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Data

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2022-01-21 - 2022-06-13

2021-09-14 - 2021-10-18

2021-09-13 - 2021-12-22

2021-08-25 - 2021-12-22

2021-04-30 - 2021-04-30

2021-04-21 - 2021-07-06

2021-03-26 - 2021-05-21

2021-03-12 - 2021-07-23

2021-02-17 - 2021-07-23

2020-09-17 - 2021-04-27

2020-09-11 - 2021-07-05

2020-09-11 - 2021-04-27

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