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Moore: All of April will be dangerous

For anyone who thinks the current stay-at-home order in place across the province is not as serious as the ones that have come before it, Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health puts it all into perspective. “This is going to

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Dr. Moore cautions difficult month ahead as 60% of local COVID-19 cases involve variants of concern

With COVID-19 cases on the rise again in the region, Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health is cautioning that the remainder of April 2021 may be difficult. Currently, 60 per cent of the COVID-19 cases reported in the region involve

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Third COVID-19 variant of concern case detected in KFL&A

A third COVID-19 variant of concern (VOC) was reported in our region on Wednesday, Feb 24, 2021, by Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health. According to Public Health the case is isolating, and has been since their initial COVID-19 positive test. At a media briefing earlier this week,

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Dr. Moore provides update on COVID-19 variant of concern in KFL&A

On Saturday, Feb. 20, 2021, Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) Public Health announced a COVID-19 variant of concern had been detected within the population of the KFL&A region. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, variants of the virus have been detected around the world. Here in KFL&A, this case, announced

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KFL&A Public Health provides Community COVID-19 Update

Kingston’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Kieran Moore, provided a COVID-19 community update for members of the press Thursday afternoon, to share the latest details of the region’s pandemic response. Current caseload There were no new cases to report on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2021, with one person recovered and a

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Local COVID-19 variant case resolved, spread contained

Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health have provided further information about a case of a new COVID-19 variant, B.1.1.7, detected in the region. During an interview on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021, Medical Officer of Health Dr. Kieran Moore clarified that the individual had tested positive for COVID-19 weeks

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New Variant of COVID-19 found in KFL&A Region

Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington (KFL&A) Public Health has confirmed its first case of a new, more transmissible variant of COVID-19. Known as B.1.1.7, the variant was first detected in the United Kingdom, and subsequently Ontario, in December 2020. In a move to quickly contain any further cases, Dr. Kieran

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