Four COVID-19 cases identified at Queen’s in 24 hours

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Queen’s University has identified two further cases of COVID-19 in the community. This is in addition to two previous cases, identified on Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020 and reported by the Kingstonist this morning.

All four cases were identified as off-campus. They are the first cases identified by the university in over two weeks, and the only active cases currently known at Queen’s.

Since the end of August, there have been 32 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Queen’s University community, about 24 per cent of the public health region’s 132 total cases during that same period. Nine of the cases in the Queen’s community have been identified in residence, while 23 of them were identified off-campus.

Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health reported seven new cases of COVID-19 Thursday as well, which are inclusive of Queen’s cases. The most recent information on confirmed active COVID-19 cases in the KFL&A Public Health region can be found here.

Samantha Butler-Hassan, Local Journalism Initiative

Samantha Butler-Hassan is a staff writer and life-long Kingston resident. She is a news junkie and mom who loves reading and exploring the community. This article has been made possible with the support of the Local Journalism Initiative.

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