Northern Ontario mining worker tests positive for COVID-19
SUDBURY -- A northern Ontario gold mining firm says it is dealing with a confirmed case of COVID-19 among its workforce.
Kirkland Lake Gold says it was informed on Friday that a worker who had been at its
Detour Lake Mine, north of Cochrane, earlier this month, has tested positive for the virus.
The worker began showing symptoms and self-isolated on March 14 and was removed from the worksite on the morning of March 16.
Kirkland Lake Gold says all protocols were followed while the worker was on site.