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Two more COVID-19 outbreaks declared, new case reported at Vanier in Moose Jaw

Two more workplaces in Moose Jaw have reported COVID-19 outbreaks, as well as a new positive case at Vanier Collegiate
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Public health has added two more COVID-19 outbreaks located in Moose Jaw to the provincial list, bringing the cities total outbreaks to six since the end of March.

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. 

The Saskatchewan Health Authority declared outbreaks at the Gibson Energy refinery in Moose Jaw and at Simpson Seeds on April 20. 

There are currently four other active outbreaks in the city. The CP Rail locomotive shop in Moose Jaw announced an outbreak on April 13, Accent Massage & Hairstyling on April 6, and Main Street Strength & Conditioning on March 30. 

Cornerstone Christian School is still listed as an active outbreak as well, declared on March 21.

Vanier Collegiate is also reporting one new positive case of COVID, as of April 19. This is the first positive case since Moose Jaw school divisions returned to in-class learning on April 12.

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

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.