Montreal public health officials are trying to contain more than 50 active outbreaks of COVID-19 on the island, including 14 outbreaks at schools. Along with the 14 outbreaks at schools, public health officials are dealing with outbreaks in 28 workplaces, six in long-term care facilities and two in daycares. Montreal public health authorities are ramping up testing strategies in an effort to curb the increase in cases. Drouin urged those who test positive for COVID-19 to co-operate with public health authorities as they try to trace their contacts. Drouin reminded those getting tested that they are obliged to follow up with public health authorities when they test positive for COVID-19.
Source: CBC News September 21, 2020 16:22 UTC