1 new case of COVID-19 in Hastings, Prince Edward counties, total rises to 6

Ontario’s Hastings Prince Edward Public Health says there are now a total of six positive cases of the novel coronavirus in their catchment area.

The newest case was contracted through travel, according to the public health unit’s website, and was identified Thursday.

Three other COVID-19 patients in the region contracted the virus after travelling, while two caught the virus from a close contact.

Unlike some other public health units, Hastings Prince Edward Does not give any details about their confirmed patients, such as age, gender, whether they are self-isolating or what kind of symptoms they are showing.

[ Sign up for our Health IQ newsletter for the latest coronavirus updates ]

These numbers do not include repatriated Canadians infected with the virus being quarantined at Canadian Forces Bases (CFB) Trenton, which currently stands at 13, according to the federal government.

Source: Read Full Article