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Recent KFL&A COVID-19 cases and deaths connected to KGH outbreak

All current known active cases of COVID-19 in the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) region are connected to the outbreak within Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC). According to Dr. Hugh Guan, Associate Medical Officer of Health for KFL&A Public Health, all nine of the current COVID-19 cases locally can

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Vaccinations, variants, and an outbreak: A COVID-19 update for KFL&A

Update (Friday, Jul. 9, 2021): As of Friday, Jul. 9, 2021, one more secondary case has been detected as part of the current COVID-19 outbreak at the Davies 5 unit of KGH. This brings the total number of cases associated with that outbreak to 14 primary (seven staff members and

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Alpha variant confirmed in latest KGH outbreak

The Alpha variant has been confirmed as the source of the COVID-19 outbreak in the Davies 5 unit of Kingston General Hospital (KGH)—with 12 cases as of Wednesday, Jul. 7, 2021. “The Alpha variant, the one that used to be called the British variant or B.1.1.7, is behind all cases

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Celebrate Mom, but do so virtually, Dr. Moore urges

It’s not a new sentiment – Stay home, wash your hands, physically distance, wear a mask. But it’s one that bears repeating, as the downfall of voiding just one of those directives has been seen time and again, Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and

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COVID-19 risk has ‘never been so high’ in region after construction site outbreak

Approximately two-thirds of recent COVID-19 cases reported in the Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) region are connected to the recent outbreak at the Cataraqui Heights construction site, according to the local Public Health Unit. Dr. Kieran Moore, Medical Officer of Health for KFL&A Public Health explained the impact of

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Witness: New Queen’s residence construction site not COVID-19 safe

A neighbour says he has witnessed construction workers onsite of the new Queen’s University residence on Albert Street not complying with COVID-19 safety protocol. A community member and nearby neighbour to the construction site says he has witnessed workers not wearing masks while performing tasks that require them to be

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Update: Site closed – COVID-19 outbreak impacts Kingston construction site

Update (Monday, May 10, 2021) According to KFL&A Public Health, a total of 76 cases have now been linked to the COVID-19 outbreak at Kingston’s Cataraqui Heights construction site. Of those, 45are primary cases — cases amongst those who worked on the site — and 31 are secondary cases, or

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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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