An Ontario University Just Declared A COVID-19 Outbreak In Student Residences

There has been no exposure to the campus vaccine clinic, says the public health unit.
Ontario University Declares COVID-19 Outbreak In Student Residence

On Friday, Niagara Region Public Health Unit declared an outbreak in a student residence at an Ontario University.

Brock University has seen 12 cases of COVID-19 after a string of "social activities of students over the previous week," a release by NRPH states.

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A number of students living in residences are now "isolating in on-campus, self-contained quarantine residence units" and on-campus common areas have been closed, says the release.

“Brock University has responded immediately to the outbreak on campus, and such swift action is key to controlling COVID-19 effectively,” said the region's acting Medical officer of Health, Mustafa Hirji. 

Niagara Region Public Health is assuring the public that there has been no exposure to the vaccination clinic site at the university.