A positive case of COVID-19 has been identified by KFL&A Public Health at the Miss Bao Restaurant in downtown Kingston.
KFL&A Public Health recommends that individuals who attended Miss Bao Restaurant on Saturday, Mar. 13, 2021, between 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.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 Thursday, Mar. 18, 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 20, 2021).
Miss Bao also announced the case on their FB page. “For public health and safety reasons, we have decided to temporarily close from Thursday, March 18 to Sunday, March 21, 2021. All staff will be scheduled for an asymptomatic test on Saturday March 20th as recommended by KFL&A. We certainly hope there is no further spread in this case, and we will re-open on Thursday, March 25 with the new Spring Menu launch,” Miss Bao said.
The restaurant also said all the reservations this week will be cancelled as the result of the temporary closure. Staff will directly reach out to the guests who had reservations as soon as possible.
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.