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Case tracking: two community members test positive

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Region of Waterloo public health have informed us of two individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19 and had visited our campus.

Public health officials informed on Tuesday, December 15, 2020 of one individual who had no close contacts whilst on campus. On Wednesday, December 16, 2020 they told us about a different individual who was last on campus on December 11.

Both individuals are in self-isolation and public health has been in touch individuals identified as close contacts.

If you have not been identified as a close contact of the individual, you should continue to self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19 and seek testing if needed.

We take the privacy of individuals extremely seriously. In reporting on positive cases, the University will seek to protect the private health information of individuals. You should check our disclosure protocol for what to do if someone reveals to you that they have tested positive for COVID-19.