Another large gathering, this time in Kingston, is contributing to Ontario's rising case numbers.

The house party took place on September 18 on the 500 block of Johnston St., Kingston Public Health confirms.

Any residents who were in attendance have been asked to self-isolate for 14 days, monitor for symptoms, and get tested.

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At least five COVID-19 cases have been linked to [the] large party.

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KFL&A Public Health is now following up with the close contacts of those who attended the party.

University towns in Ontario are struggling to keep students from getting together or partying in big groups.

Doug Ford made a public statement at the start of the academic year, begging students to refrain from partying.

The premier announced this week that Ontario has officially entered its second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Another event-related outbreak was also declared on Thursday — a wedding in Oshawa, attended by 50 guests.

 

 
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