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New case of COVID-19 confirmed in Algoma

Marks the district's 7th positive test
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COVID-19-03
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NEWS RELEASE
ALGOMA PUBLIC HEALTH
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Algoma Public Health is reporting a new COVID-19 case in a resident in the Algoma district.

Details of confirmed case:

Case #
 
 
Age, Gender
 
 
Exposure category
 
 
Status
 
 
Tested
 
 
Case #7
 
 
70s, female
 
 
International travel
 
 
Self-isolating
 
 
March 31, 2020

Details of affected flights or cruise ship:

March 23, 2020 flight information:
    •    London, UK into Toronto’s Pearson International Airport on Air Canada flight AC 869. Passengers in rows 18-22 and flight crew that may have served these rows are considered close contacts of the confirmed case.
    •    Toronto into Greater Sudbury’s Airport on Air Canada AC 8611. Passengers in rows 14-18 and flight crew that may have served these rows are considered close contacts of the confirmed case.
    •    These individuals in addition to all people who have travelled outside of Canada are directed to self-isolate for 14 days from their arrival in Canada. If you have travelled to Canadian or Ontario communities outside Algoma, especially to places where COVID-19 is spreading locally, stay home for 14 days.

The Public Health Agency of Canada posts information on COVID-19 exposures on flights, cruise ships and mass gatherings.

Learn more about COVID-19 in Algoma.

Visit Ontario’s website to learn more about the province’s response to COVID-19.

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