­Closures and ­precautions follow ­increase in local COVID cases

Record Staff

The directorate of public health for the CIUSSS de l’Estrie – CHUS confirmed a case of COVID-19 among the staff members of one of the City of Sherbrooke’s summer day camps on Sunday. The camp is run out of the Plein Soleil School in the city’s des Nations borough by the Sherbrooke Loisirs-Action organization.
According to a press release issued by the city, various means of communication have been set up in order to properly inform the people concerned, as well as the parents of children who attend the various day camps in Sherbrooke, who are considered to be contacts at moderate or high risk of contracting the disease.
Following the initial results of the Public Health investigation into the situation of the infected person, a a total of 26 children and seven camp counselors have been placed in isolation for a period of 14 days from the date of their last at-risk contact. These people have already received a call from Public Health and will be tested in the coming days. Public Health will follow up with people at risk to ensure that they remain asymptomatic.


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