Two new cases of COVID-19 identified at Queen’s University

On Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020, Queen’s University updated their COVID-19 case tracking dashboard to indicate two new positive cases in the Queen’s community.

The cases were identified as off-campus. They are the first cases identified by the university in over two weeks, and the only active cases currently known at Queen’s.

Since the end of August, there have been 30 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Queen’s University community, about 23 per cent of the public health region’s 132 total cases during that same period. Nine of the cases in the Queen’s community have been identified in residence, while 21 of them were identified off-campus.

Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health reported seven new cases of COVID-19 Thursday as well, which are inclusive of Queen’s cases. There are currently 31 confirmed active cases of COVID-19 in the KFL&A Public Health region. Full details can be found here.

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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