Guests in Kingston, Ont. wedding reception exposed to COVID-19, told to get tested immediately

KINGSTON, ONT. – Approximately 150 guests who attended a wedding reception in Kingston, Ontario. last weekend may have been exposed to COVID-19.

Health officials recommend that people who attended the wedding reception at the Italian-Canadian Club on Italia Lane between 6:30 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. on November 20 get tested immediately after a positive COVID-19 test has been tested. been confirmed at reception.

Medical Officer of Health Dr Piotr Oglaza confirmed on Sunday afternoon that a person at the wedding reception tested positive for COVID-19, but provided no further details on the case.

Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington Public Health told CTV News Ottawa about 150 people were in attendance at the event.

All guests are urged to self-isolate until they receive a negative COVID-19 test. Health officials say unvaccinated guests must self-isolate until Wednesday.

As part of the COVID-19 case management and contact tracing process, KFL & A Public Health follows up on close contact with people who test positive for COVID-19. If the contact tracing team is unable to identify close contacts of a person who tested positive, health officials may issue a press release to reach those contacts.

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