Possible Exposures/Wednesday

Possible Exposures/Wednesday

WINNIPEG - Four schools make up today's list of possible COVID-19 exposures from provincial public health officials.

  • Winnipeg Adult Education Centre, 310 Vaughan St., Winnipeg on Oct. 5. Based on the public health investigation, the risk of this exposure was assessed to be low. The infection was not believed to be acquired at school. The cohort is being advised to self-monitor for symptoms and seek testing if symptoms develop.
  • Daniel McIntyre Collegiate, 720 Alverstone St., Winnipeg on Sept. 29, 30 and Oct 1. Based on the public health investigation, the risk of this exposure was assessed to be low. The infection was not believed to be acquired at school. The cohort is being advised to self-monitor for symptoms and seek testing if symptoms develop.
  • Dakota Collegiate, 661 Dakota St., Winnipeg with two cases on Oct. 6 and Oct 5, 6, and 7. Based on the public health investigation, the risk of these exposures was assessed to be low and are not linked. The infection was not believed to be acquired at school. Close contacts to one of the cases have been contacted to quarantine. The rest of the cohorts are being advised to self-monitor for symptoms and seek testing if symptoms develop.
  • Dufferin School, 545 Alexander Ave., Winnipeg on Sept. 30 and Oct. 2, this is the second case from the same cohort as a previous case at the school. This cohort and other close contacts have been advised to self-isolate (quarantine). While the investigation was not able to confirm if transmission took place at the school, the risk to the school community is still considered low.

TOPICS:   Winnipeg News

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