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Coronavirus Outbreak Declared At OPP Offender Transport In Lindsay

KAWARTHA LAKES-The Haliburton Kawartha Pine Ridge District Health Unit has declared a Coronavirus outbreak within the OPP Offender Transport division in Lindsay.

The unit transports people charged with crimes to and from the court house as well as to other facilities.

Officials with the health unit say there are five cases associated with the outbreak.

There were 24 new cases of the virus reported in Kawartha Lakes today. That count is for Sunday and Monday.

There is also an outbreak at Staples and Swain Law Office in Lindsay with three cases associated with the outbreak. There are four cases at the Dairy Queen in Lindsay and an outbreak was declared there today. Staff there told Kawartha 411 they would be closed for in-depth cleaning until the weekend.

There are 63 active cases of the virus in Kawartha Lakes at this time. 56 people have died. This article has been updated with numbers from the health unit. The number of active cases has also been updated as sometimes there is a lag in updating on the HKPR website.

 

 

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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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