Ventilation and air filtration in local schools

Figure 1. Geographic distribution of types of ventilation systems in local public schools, September 2021.

Background The Ontario government kicked off the new year by no longer requiring public schools and daycare centres to report cases of COVID-19 among students or staff members. With this decision, the government is now free of its early commitment to publish province-wide daily case reports from two organizations that play vital roles in the… Continue reading Ventilation and air filtration in local schools

COVID-19 in public schools in Ontario: Fall 2021 vs Fall 2020

Introduction Since September 2020, Ontario’s Ministry of Education has published daily reports of COVID-19 in the province’s public schools. Two datasets are of the greatest interest: Schools with recent COVID-19 cases Summary of cases in schools For more on the relationship between these two datasets, and the mechanics of the Summary of cases in schools… Continue reading COVID-19 in public schools in Ontario: Fall 2021 vs Fall 2020