Ottawa Public Well being is reporting 4 instances of COVID-19 linked to a social occasion in Ottawa.
The Ottawa COVID-19 Dashboard listed a COVID-19 group outbreak linked to a “social occasion.”
No different particulars had been obtainable on the Ottawa Public Well being dashboard concerning the open outbreak involving the social occasion.
CTV Information Ottawa reached to Ottawa Public Well being (OPH) to ask when the social occasion was held, how many individuals attended the social occasion and if anybody was ordered to self-isolate because of the social occasion.
“To guard the privateness of the people, OPH can’t disclose extra data,” mentioned Ottawa Public Well being in a press release to CTV Information Ottawa Saturday afternoon.
There’s additionally a COVID-19 group outbreak in a group group setting. No different particulars had been launched.
Ottawa Public Well being has beforehand launched “an actual world contract tracing instance” displaying COVID-19 instances linked to gatherings.
On Oct. 8, public health reported an indoor wedding ceremony in Ottawa resulted in 22 instances of COVID-19. The well being unit mentioned in September, one particular person with delicate signs of COVID-19 attended a marriage with 50 individuals who weren’t bodily distancing or carrying masks. Inside 15 days, 208 individuals had been advised to self-isolate and get examined.
In September, Ottawa Public Health shared an actual world contact tracing instance of how a park BBQ in Ottawa led to greater than 100 individuals self-isolating. The occasion in the end led to 27 constructive instances of COVID-19.
“You’ll be able to see how a gaggle of 40, a few individuals ailing, shortly can result in 105 individuals having to remain house and a number of extra individuals testing constructive,” medical officer of well being Dr. Vera Etches advised town’s board of well being in September.
Of the 40 individuals on the out of doors gathering, two individuals went on to develop signs of COVID-19, Etches mentioned. A type of individuals went on to have shut contacts of their family, who examined constructive.
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