Four positive cases of COVID-19 confirmed at REBEL entertainment complex in Toronto


Toronto Public Health (TPH) confirms four positive cases of COVID-19 at a popular waterfront entertainment complex.

Four customers who visited NOIR inside the REBEL entertainment complex, located at 11 Polson Street, on September 11 between 10:30 p.m. and 2 a.m., tested positive for the virus, according to public health officials.

TPH warns that anyone who was at the nightclub during this time may have been exposed to COVID-19.

“The Toronto Public Health Department is following up on all known close contacts based on information provided in contact tracing records for staff and clients,” read a statement on Friday evening. “These people will be asked to self-isolate for 14 days and get tested.”

TPH advises anyone who was in BLACK during this time to monitor themselves for symptoms of COVID-19 until September 25, 2020.

Rebel issued a statement on Friday and said it was following TPH’s guidelines closely and has been confirmed to be in compliance with reopening protocols.

“As soon as we were made aware of the potential exposure, we used a third-party COVID-19 decontamination and disposal service to perform a deep clean. We continue to cooperate fully with TPH, ”the statement read.

On September 18, TPH inspectors found that the REBEL entertainment complex was in compliance with all reopening protocols in accordance with the province’s Stage 3 reopening guidelines.

The positive cases at the site come amid a spike in new infections in the Greater Toronto Area.

Toronto reported 130 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, 85 on Thursday and 77 on Wednesday.


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