Large number of COVID-19 cases linked to curling events in Regina

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REGINA – The Saskatchewan Health Authority has announced that there is an increased risk that people may have been exposed to COVID-19 if they have attended a number of curling events in Regina.
The health authority said on Sunday that there had been a large number of cases linked to the events.

They include:

  • November 13-15, 2020 – Highland Curling Club Bonspiel.

  • 16-23 novembre 2020 – Highland Curling Club.

  • 16-24 novembre 2020 – Caledonian Curling Club.

The SHA said people who were at these events on these dates should self-isolate immediately if they show symptoms of COVID-19.

Additionally, they should call HealthLine 811, their doctor or nurse practitioner for testing.

People can develop symptoms two to 14 days after exposure to the virus.

The SHA said people who were in contact with someone who witnessed these events should immediately self-isolate if the person tested positive for COVID-19.

Close contact is considered when someone has been in contact with someone else for more than 15 minutes and within six feet.

People who have frequented the clubs on those days but are not showing symptoms should consider getting tested, the SHA said.

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