Bishop’s students told to isolate after pooled saliva testing returns positive result

Bishop’s students told to isolate after pooled saliva testing returns positive result

By Michael Boriero – Local Journalism Initiative Reporter

Bishop’s University received its first positive result from its pooled saliva testing strategy, which was implemented in January to preemptively tackle COVID-19 outbreaks on campus.
According to Director of Communications Olivier Bouffard, the university got back to testing students living in residence following March break. He told The Record that it was necessary because they could have been travelling between regions.
“We got one positive case in one pool and so all of those people belonging to that group of pooled saliva have been contacted and the public health authority has agreed to test them all individually,” said Bouffard.

For full story and others, subscribe now.

Share this article
Subscribe
Notify of
guest
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments