Canada's Ontario province to reopen schools from Jan 17


Reuters | Ottawa | Updated: 11-01-2022 09:44 IST | Created: 11-01-2022 09:28 IST
Canada's Ontario province to reopen schools from Jan 17
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Canada's Ontario province will reopen schools for in-person learning on Jan. 17, Premier Doug Ford's office said in a statement.

Ontario, which is Canada's most populous province, had last week decided to shut all schools until at least that date, amid a surge in coronavirus cases caused by the Omicron variant.

The province had then cited staff absenteeism due to infections as an issue and expected it to rise and affect operations in schools as well as workplaces.

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