Dr. Piotr Oglaza, Medical Officer of Health at KFL&A Public Health has confirmed an exposure of COVID-19 on Kingston Transit bus route 501 on November 1st.
KFL&A Public Health is unable to identify all riders on these routes and is issuing a public notice to assist with contact tracing.
The following times were affected:
Monday, November 1: Route 501 departing Cataraqui Centre Transfer point at 2:00 p.m. until arriving at Princess Street (south side) at the Kingston Centre at 2:15 p.m.
KFLA Public Health says there is a low risk of exposure to the public. However, they are asking those who traveled on the bus to monitor for symptoms until 10 days after the last possible exposure or on November 11th. They are also asking those individuals to seek testing on November 8th.
“If you are currently experiencing symptoms, self-isolate immediately, and seek an appointment for testing at the COVID-19 Community Assessment Centre.”