New positive case of COVID-19 reported in Sudbury, exposure categories revised
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SUDBURY -- Public Health Sudbury and Districts reported a new positive case of COVID-19 Monday afternoon and say the individual was exposed through close contact with a known case.
The individual was tested on Oct. 24 and is now self-isolating.
In the Oct. 26 Public Service Announcement, health officials also said they are now revising the exposure categories "to better align with categories reported provincially."
"Previous cases classified as ‘Contact of a travel-related case’ and ‘Contact of a case with unknown exposure’ are being reclassified as ‘Close contact of a confirmed case.'"
This comes after health officials in Sudbury declared an outbreak at Lo-Elllen Park Secondary School earlier today.
Close contacts identified through contact tracing will be notified directly by Public Health.
Updates about COVID-19 testing, confirmed cases and outbreaks in Greater Sudbury, the District of Sudbury, and the District of Manitoulin are posted online.
For more information or if you have questions or concerns, please visit phsd.ca/COVID-19 or call Public Health Sudbury & Districts at 705.522.9200 (toll-free 1.866.522.9200).