COVID rules stay the same as Nunavik students return to classroom – Nunatsiaq News

Aug 16, 2021

Regional health officials plan to launch immunization clinics targeting students aged 12 to 17 years

Nunavik students are back to school.

Kativik Ilisarniliriniq’s 2021-22 school year started Aug. 9, with varying start dates for schools across Nunavik’s 14 communities.

The return to class comes as the Quebec government unveiled its new back-to-school plan Wednesday. Students in Quebec will not be required to wear masks to limit the spread of COVID-19 while in their classrooms this year, only while circulating through the school or while on school buses.

That largely matches the restrictions Nunavik’s school board put in place in Nunavik schools last year — restrictions the school board plans to keep in place this year, at least for now.

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