COVID-19 exposure: OPH seeks rideshare passengers of Feb. 16 trip to Ottawa from Toronto


Ottawa Public Health is putting out a call to find six passengers of a recent intra-provincial rideshare trip after one of the individuals tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

The local public health unit said Tuesday it’s looking for the passengers of a trip from Toronto to Ottawa on Feb. 16. The trip was arranged through a private rideshare service.

The van departed from Yorkdale Shopping Centre around 1 p.m. that day and arrived in Ottawa at roughly 6 p.m., making stops at Bayshore Shopping Centre, the Rideau Centre and the St. Laurent Shopping Centre.

Read more: Potential COVID-19 exposure reported on Air Canada flight from Toronto to Halifax

OPH said one of the seven people in the vehicle during the trip recently tested positive for the virus and could have been contagious within the timeframe including their travel.

Trending Stories

‘They want to lock us into a hotel’: Snowbirds criticize new travel measures

Canadian Tire is closing its 18 National Sports stores. Here’s where they’re located.

Story continues below advertisement

Because OPH has been unable to identify the other close contacts on the trip — six others including the van’s driver — it is issuing a public release to alert the passengers of possible exposure…

Want to know more click here go to source.

From -
Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Search in posts
Search in pages

Site Language

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.