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Coronavirus: Public alerted to COVID-19 case at Kingston, Ont. Walmart Supercentre

KFL&A Public Health has gone public with a local case of COVID-19 linked to Kingston’s only Walmart store.

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Dr. Kieran Moore, medical officer of health at KFL&A Public Health, has confirmed a positive COVID-19 case at Walmart Supercentre, on Midland Avenue, as the health unit’s contact tracing team isn’t able to contact all customers who may have been exposed to the infected individual.

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According to public health, customers who were shopping in the store on April 3, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. may be affected and are recommended to self-monitor for symptoms of COVID-19.

As part of the COVID-19 case management and contact tracing process, KFL&A Public Health follows up with close contacts of individuals who have tested positive for COVID-19. If the contact tracing team is unable to identify close contacts of an individual who has tested positive for COVID-19, information is released publicly in an attempt to reach all potential contacts.

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