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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Tollifson Cable in Moose Jaw

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Tollifson Cable in Moose Jaw
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Public Health has declared an outbreak of COVID-19 at Tollifson Cable in Moose Jaw, the first outbreak in the city since late May.

According to public health, an outbreak is confirmed when two or more individuals who are linked to a public setting or event test positive for COVID-19.

Tollifson Cable was added to the active outbreak list on June 7, joining seven other still active outbreaks in the city.

Prince Arthur Community School is the most recent outbreak, declared on May 27. Moose Jaw Families for Change declared on May 6, Chez Nous retirement home on May 2, St. Michael’s Elementary School on April 28, Simpson Seeds on April 20, and the CP Rail Moose Jaw locomotive shop on April 13.

Several schools in Moose Jaw have also reported positive cases of COVID-19, including one new case at Pheonix Academy on June 5, one case at Palliser Heights School on June 3, one case at St. Margaret School on June 1, two cases at Westmount School and one case at Vanier Collegiate on May 30, and a total of three cases at A.E. Peacock Collegiate as of May 29.

Contact tracers will be in contact with anyone who may have been exposed in relation to the new outbreak. 

Public health reminds residents to continue to practice the recommended safety measures and contact HealthLine 811 if COVID-19 symptoms appear.

For a full list of outbreaks in the province, visit saskatchewan.ca/COVID19 and check the Latest Updates tab.