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Positive case of COVID-19 identified at Coco Frutti

Photo by Paula Stafford.

A positive case of COVID-19 has been identified by KFL&A Public Health in a patron who visited Coco Frutti on Gardiners Road in Kingston’s west end.

KFL&A Public Health recommends that individuals who attended Coco Frutti at 768 Gardiners Road, on Friday, Mar. 19, 2021, between 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19. Anyone who develops symptoms should isolate immediately and get tested at one of our local assessment centres. 

In a media release, dated Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2021, KFL&A Public Health also recommends that individuals affected by this exposure get tested on, or after, seven days from the exposure date (March 26, 2021).

The restaurant made an announcement on their Facebook page that they will be closed from Wednesday, Mar. 24 to Friday, Apr. 2, 2021. They note they were not instructed to close by Public Health but are taking this proactive action to protect both staff and the community.

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, according to the release. 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.

To learn more about COVID-19, how you can protect yourself and what to do if you suspect you may be at risk, visit www.Kflaph.ca/Coronavirus or visit Ontario’s website to learn more about how the province continues to protect Ontarians from COVID-19.

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