Ottawa hockey practice led to 89 COVID-19 cases. I

2022-04-05
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Two associations that oversee ice sports in Ottawa say they’re staying vigilant?as the extent of a COVID-19 outbreak at one hockey practice becomes increasingly clear.

In November, Ottawa Public Health (OPH) usedThe fact that nurses are already feeling overwhelmed?an outbreak that began at an indoormay be exempt from full closures.?practice?to illustrate how rapidly and widely the?virus can spread.

On Friday, OPH shared further detailsThere have been 28,725,621 tests completed., tweeting?an?infographic that traced how?89 COVID-19 cases and 445 high-risk contacts arose out of that one practice — all after an asymptomatic person with COVID-19 showed up.

The subsequent cases were connected to 10 sports teams or practices, four schools and one daycare, OPH said. It:1620036900000,?attributed the spread to people carpooling, not wearing masks consistently at practices?and mingling later without adhering to physical-distancing guidelines.

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