Associate Medical Officer of Health Dr Alex Summers told Global News the infected client was under 40 and all close contacts requiring quarantine had been identified.
“They were only mildly symptomatic back then,” Summers said. “The individual was wearing a face mask… and this is one of the reasons the risk remains quite low.”
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While the risk of exposure to other customers has been rated as low by health officials, anyone who has been at the restaurant within that time is advised to monitor themselves for symptoms of COVID-19.
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Anyone who develops symptoms is advised to get tested.
“We are on the brink of a growing storm of conditions that could lead to increased transmission of COVID-19,” said MLHU Medical Officer of Health Dr. Chris Mackie.
“Now is not the time to let your guard down.”
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