Additional COVID-19 cases confirmed at The Spot in downtown Kingston

After announcing a confirmed COVID-19 case at The Spot Nightclub on Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021, Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has announced several more cases have been confirmed as having attended the nightclub.

The Spot Nightclub, located at 155 Division Street in downtown Kingston. Kingstonist file photo.

Dr. Piotr Oglaza, Medical Officer of Health for KFL&A Public Health, confirmed the further cases on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, and Public Health is asking people who attended The Spot on the following days take note:

  • Friday, Oct. 29 from 10 p.m. to Saturday, Oct. 30 at 3 a.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 30 from 10 p.m. to Sunday, Oct. 31 at 3 a.m.
  • Sunday, Oct. 31 from 10 p.m. to Monday, Nov. 1 at 3 a.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 4 from 10 p.m. to Friday, Nov. 5 at 3 a.m.
  • Friday, Nov. 5 from 10 p.m. to Saturday, Nov. 6 at 3 a.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 6 from 10 p.m. to Sunday, Nov. 7 at 3 a.m.

“KFL&A Public Health recommends that individuals affected by this exposure get tested as soon as possible and self-monitor for symptoms for 10 days. Those affected should get tested again on or after 7 days from their last exposure date,” the local Health Unit said in a press release.

“As part of the COVID-19 case management and contact tracing process, KFL&A Public Health follows up with close contacts of individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19. If the contact tracing team are unable to identify close contacts of an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19, a public release may be issued to reach those contacts.”

The Spot, located at 155 Division Street in downtown Kingston, has come under scrutiny with regard to COVID-19 protocols after multiple reports of unmasked people dancing at the nightclub recently.

For information on COVID-19 assessments, testing, and results from KFL&A Public Health, click here.

One thought on “Additional COVID-19 cases confirmed at The Spot in downtown Kingston

  • If there are multiple reports of unmasked dancing, then why hasn’t the Spot been fined at least twice and suspended for at least a week or shut down at all?

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