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Second Active Coronavirus Outbreak Declared At Central East Correctional Centre In Lindsay

KAWARTHA LAKES-Another Coronavirus outbreak has been declared at Central East Correctional Centre in Lindsay.

The Health Unit declared the outbreak on Monday, calling in Outbreak B. It’s unclear if this is in a different part of the facility.

Outbreak A was declared on January 29th.The ministry confirmed on Monday that the Central East Correctional Centre has two active inmate cases of COVID-19 and two COVID-positive cases among staff.

We are waiting for an update today on Outbreak A and more details on Outbreak B.

According to the provincial COVID count there is six cases at CECC.

An inmate tested positive for the virus last May after being transferred from another facility. Read more here:https://www.kawartha411.ca/2020/05/03/inmate-at-central-east-correctional-centre-tests-positive-for-coronavirus/

This is a developing story, more to come.




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Pamela Vanmeer
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Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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