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School District 58 Nicola Similkameen is following the lead of the City of Merritt and is announcing the closure of all school playgrounds amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The district made the announcement this morning. 

In a proactive measure to slow the spread of COVID-19, SD58 in coordination with the Town of Princeton and the City of Merritt have closed all playgrounds to the public.

The closures will take effect immediately and include both Merritt and Princeton locations.

The reasoning behind the closures is due to playgrounds being high-touch surfaces which could help led to the transmission of the illness.


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