Kingston region reporting 17 active cases of COVID-19

Queen’s reports no new cases last week

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There have been 78 cases identified at Queen’s since Aug. 31.

Queen’s continues to report eight active cases in the off-campus community as of Monday evening. 

The University hasn’t identified any new cases of the virus since the week of Jan. 4-10, according to its COVID-19 case tracker. There have been a total of 78 cases reported at Queen’s since Aug. 31.

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The University continues to ask students not to return to Kingston until the lockdown is lifted. A state of emergency and a stay-at-home order took effect in Ontario Jan. 14, requiring people to remain in their homes unless they essential workers or in need of health care, groceries, pharmacy services, essential work, or exercise.  

Students looking to get tested can book an appointment at Queen’s Satellite COVID-19 Assessment Centre in Mitchell Hall through Student Wellness Services, which is open Monday to Friday.

Kingston, Frontenac, and Lennox and Addington Public Health are reporting 17 active cases. There have been 643 cases in the region since the outbreak of the pandemic and one death.



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