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One new case of COVID-19 confirmed within Queen’s community

Photo by Aaron Bailey.

On Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020, Queen’s University updated their COVID-19 case tracking dashboard to indicate one new positive case in the Queen’s community.

“Queen’s has been advised of a positive COVID-19 case of a student living off campus,” said a statement from the University on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020. The University was reportedly notified by Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health the day prior.

“The student is in self-isolation and is following appropriate protocols. All course work has been online with no reported activity on campus during the infectious period,” the University said.

KFL&A Public Health reported two new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020 — one male, over 90, and one male in his twenties.

Only one case of COVID-19 was reported on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020 in the KFL&A region — a male under 19, confirmed to be a student at LaSalle Secondary School.

There are currently eight active cases of COVID-19 in the region. Since the end of August, there have been 26 confirmed cases in the Queen’s University community.

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