Possible COVID-19 Exposure at Dental Conference in Vancouver, Health Officials Warn

A dental conference in Vancouver may have been the site of COVID-19 exposure earlier this month, local health authorities are warning.

Vancouver Coastal Health said Thursday that a person who attended the Pacific Dental Conference on March 6 recently tested positive for COVID-19.

The person is now recovering at home, VCH says, and there is no ongoing risk to the community or the Vancouver Convention Centre, where the conference was held. The person was at the conference between 2 and 4 p.m. on March 6.

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