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COVID-19 Outbreak at Pembroke, Ont. Dental Office Blamed on Visitor From Lockdown Zone

December 21, 2020
by CTV News

The top doctor at the Renfrew County and District Health Unit is blaming a visitor from a locked down part of Ontario for a COVID-19 outbreak at a Pembroke dentist’s office.

The RCDHU sent a media release on Sunday confirming three staff at the unidentified office had tested positive for COVID-19.

“Two confirmed cases that are linked within the organization meets the provincial guideline for the declaration of a workplace outbreak,” the RCDHU said. “RCDHU is working closely with the Pembroke dental office to ensure necessary measures continue to be in place to protect all staff and the public.”

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