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COVID-19 outbreak declared when 5 Western University students test positive for the virus – The Canadian News

Health officials in London, Ontario, have declared a community outbreak after five students at the University of Western Ontario tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend. The Middlesex-London Health Unit said all the students live in the area and have not attended classes or other activities on the university campus. However, the health unit said that these people "have had a series of interactions in bars and restaurants downtown, and with students in neighboring housing units." The unit said anyone attending those downtown bars and restaurants should self-monitor for possible COVID-19 symptoms. Contact tracing is currently in progress, the unit added. "If we ever need evidence to show that there is still a risk of COVID-19 in the community, this is it," said Dr. Chris...