The Renfrew County District Health Unit has confirmed that a staff member from a local school bus company has tested positive for COVID-19.

However, the RCDHU says it was an isolated incident and schools have already been contacted. The Unit says that all close contacts have been found and told to self-isolate and arrange testing.

The schools in question, Madawaska Valley Highschool, Palmer Rapids Public school, and George Vanier catholic school, remain open for in-person learning.