The Middlesex-London Well being Unit says it’s nonetheless awaiting closing knowledge however says the chance of an Omicron cluster related to no less than 30 COVID-19 circumstances is “very excessive.”
The cluster of circumstances is linked to travellers who arrived in London, Ont., from Nigeria in late November.
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The well being unit introduced Monday that it obtained phrase Sunday evening that two of the circumstances screened constructive for S gene goal failure, which is a marker for the Omicron variant.
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The cluster is linked to a number of colleges and child-care centres and the well being unit stated it might be notifying these communities on Monday. The cluster can be linked to an outbreak at God’s Favorite Home, a church on Dearness Drive.
“The variety of high-risk shut contacts continues to extend and is anticipated to exceed 100,” the well being unit stated in a press release.
“All constructive COVID-19 circumstances and high-risk contacts related to this cluster and regarded to be individuals below investigation (PUI) for Omicron.”
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