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Public Health confirms two cases of COVID-19 on Kingston Transit

On Sunday, Dr. Piotr Oglaza, Medical Officer of Health at KFL&A Public Health confirmed two COVID-19 positive cases travelling on Kingston Transit bus routes.

The first confirmed case travelled on Route 16 on Nov. 6, departing the Kingston Centre transfer point at 12:30 p.m. and arriving at Concession Street/Kingscourt Avenue at 12:35 p.m., and on Route 1 on Nov. 9, departing the downtown transfer point at 7:50 a.m. and arriving at Division Street/First Canada Avenue at 8:10 a.m.

The second confirmed case travelled express Route 701 on both Nov. 10 and 11, departing Division Street/Kirkpatrick Street at 6:05 a.m. and arriving at Frontenac Mall at 6:30 a.m., and on Route 7, departing the Cataraqui Centre at 4 p.m. until arriving at Elliott Avenue at 4:20 p.m.

KFL&A Public Health is asking those affected by the first exposure to seek testing immediately and seek testing 10 days afterwards. For those affected by the second exposure, individuals are asked to monitor for symptoms and get tested after 10 days. Public Health says that the exposures were low risk in nature.

If you have been affected by this exposure, appointments for COVID-19 tests at the Beechgrove assessment centre can be booked online and by telephone.

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