Two outbreaks declared - one at Western University, the other at SPINCO on James St. N. in Hamilton
There are two COVID-19 outbreaks to tell you about.
Western University has declared an outbreak at one of their student residences.
Four students at London Hall residence have tested positive for the virus. The university says they are in isolation at another location.
"Out of an abundance of caution", the university says, the infected students' close contacts have been moved to a quarantine location.
"We are delivering them meals, and our staff are in regular contact to ensure students are well supported," the university said.
Critics say the warning comes too late as many students have already travelled home for Thanksgiving.
This is not the first outbreak amongst the student population at Western University, since classes resumed in September.
Two COVID-19 outbreaks were declared among students off-campus last month.
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And...Public Health Officials in Hamilton are reporting an outbreak at SPINCO on James Street North.
47 cases of COVID-19 have been linked to the spin studio.
But, officials say as many as 100 people may have been exposed to the virus.
In a statement issued over the weekend, the owners of the SPINCO franchise said they are "absolutely devastated" by the outbreak.
“Our community and city means everything to us and we express our sincere apology to all those that have been impacted,” the statement said.
On their Instagram page, the company indicates, "The outbreak started September 28 and spread amongst specific classes until October 5th. SPINCO Hamilton has been closed from the moment the outbreak was identified."
Contact tracing has reportedly been completed for all riders.
All those contacted by public health have been asked to self-isolate and/or monitor themselves for any symptoms.
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