Ontario has confirmed the spread of the new COVID-19 strain from the UK was identified in the province

They say the cases involve a Durham couple with no known history of travel, exposure or high risk contacts Both individuals have been notified and are now in self-isolation according to Public Health Protocols / p>

“This reinforces the need for Ontarians to stay at home as much as possible and continue to follow all public health advice, including the statewide shutdown from [Saturday],” said Dr Yaffe, Ontario Associate Chief Medical Officer for Health “The Durham Area Health Department has conducted case and contact investigations and Ontario is working with our federal counterparts at the Canadian Public Health Agency”

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World News – CA – COVID-19 strain from UK identified in Durham region couple

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