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People going to big gatherings in London last week might have taken a trip to parties in Waterloo Area, according to public health authorities.
In the previous week, London has reported eight brand-new COVID-19 cases all related to 2 celebrations of more than 10 individuals. The 6 females and 2 guys who have evaluated favorable for the infection are all in their 20 s.
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Contact tracing by the regional health unit shows some of individuals connected with the break out also went to occasions in Waterloo Region and Hamilton, according to Middlesex-London Health System Medical Officer of Health Dr. Chris Mackie.
Health officials say they’re following up with anybody who’s had close contact with individuals who tested positive.
” The super-spreader events are something we really want to focus on and look carefully at,” Dr. Mackie said.
The Middlesex-London Health System reported three brand-new COVID-19 cases on Monday. 2 of those cases are connected to these occasions.
Region of Waterloo Public Health reported one new death related to COVID-19 on Monday, the very first in more than 3 weeks. A total of 116 people have died from COVID-19 in the area.
Authorities also reported 13 new verified cases of COVID-19 because Friday, bringing the overall to 1,293 in the region.
With files from CTV News London’s Amanda Taccone.