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LDSB reports two COVID-19 cases at separate schools: ‘No risk to students or staff’

Limestone District School Board (LDSB) has confirmed two cases of COVID-19 at local schools over the past week, but says there is no risk to the public. LDSB reported a student had tested positive at Kingston Collegiate & Vocational Institute (KCVI) on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020. They reported a student

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Weekend sees sharp rise in COVID-19 cases in KFL&A Public Health area

COVID-19 cases rose sharply throughout the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health region over the weekend. Between Friday, Dec. 4 and Sunday Dec. 6, 2020, Public Health confirmed a total of 29 new infections in the area area, bringing the number of active local cases to an all-time

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Student living in SLC residence tests positive for COVID-19

St. Lawrence College (SLC) has confirmed that a student living at its Kingston residence has tested positive for COVID-19. The college posted an update to their COVID-19 information page on Friday, Dec. 4, 2020.  The student is reportedly self-isolating. “Following established protocols, SLC continues to work closely with Kingston Frontenac

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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

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St. Lawrence College confirms second case of COVID-19

St. Lawrence College (SLC) confirmed Monday, Nov. 16, 2020 that a second student in a program at the Kingston campus has tested positive for COVID-19. According to the college, this case is believed to be unrelated to a previous one reported last week. The new case is currently under investigation

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Local researcher produces COVID-19 prediction modelling for KFL&A

Members of Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health Board reviewed COVID-19 predictions for the area at their October monthly meeting. Megan Carter, a PhD and research associate at Queen’s University, presented the modelling on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. Working with Dr. Troy Day, a professor in the Department

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