New case of COVID-19 identified at Queen’s University

On Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020, Queen’s University updated their COVID-19 case tracking dashboard to indicate one new positive case in the Queen’s community.

The case was identified as off-campus. It is the first in over a week, and the only active case currently identified at Queen’s.

Since the end of August, there have been 28 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Queen’s University community, almost 40 per cent of Kingston’s 71 total cases during that same period. Nine of the cases in the Queen’s community have been identified in residence, while 19 of them were identified off-campus.

Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health reported two new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday as well, which are inclusive of Queen’s cases: both females in their twenties, with one identified as a healthcare worker. There are currently 15 confirmed active cases of COVID-19 in the KFL&A Public Health region.

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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