Second Positive Case of COVID-19 Confirmed In Renfrew County

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The second positive laboratory-confirmed case of novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) in Renfrew County and Districtwas confirmed at 3:20 p.m. today (Sunday). 

A woman in her 30s developed mild symptoms and was tested at home by paramedics of the County of Renfrew Community Paramedic Program on March 27. She currently remains at home in isolation and is being monitored. 

This individual had travelled from London, England and arrived in Canada on March 18. The individual has been on isolation since her arrival in Canada. All necessary precautions were followed to ensure the safety of the patient, the public, and the health care workers. 

RCDHU is doing case and contact management with the individual and The County of Renfrew Community Paramedic Program.  All affected parties will receive specific instructions on self-isolation and self-monitoring based on exposure.