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Kingston Transit rider confirmed positive for COVID-19

KFL&A Public Health is advising Kingstonians of a possible exposure to COVID-19 aboard Kingston Transit buses earlier this week.

“Today, Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health at KFL&A Public Health confirms a COVID-19 positive case travelled on Kingston Transit Bus Route 502 and 501,” said KFL&A Public Health in a statement.

According to KFL&A Public Health, the travels occurred on Monday, Apr. 5 on Route 502, departing Princess Street (north side) at Nelson Street at 1:04 p.m., to the Cataraqui Centre, and then on Route 501, departing Cataraqui Centre at 7:26 p.m. to Princess Street (south side) at Nelson Street.

KFL&A Public Health is releasing the information as they have been unable to identify all riders on the routes and is issuing a public notice to assist with contact tracing.

“If you travelled on the identified routes on these dates, KFL&A Public Health recommends to get tested on April 12, 2021,” said the statement. “If you are currently experiencing symptoms, self-isolate immediately, and seek an appointment for testing at the COVID-19 Community Assessment Centre.”

“Kingston Transit continues to adhere to all public health measures and are committed to protecting the health and safety of passengers and staff,” said KFL&A Public Health.

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