KFL&A Public Health announces 4th case of COVID-19 in Kingston area

KFL&A Public Health has announced a new case of COVID-19 in the Kingston area, bringing the city’s total up to four.

The first three cases were identified in the area on Tuesday.

These three people — two women, 44 and 62, and a 48-year-old man — travelled respectively to Barbados, the United Kingdom and Spain in the last two weeks.

Dr. Kieran Moore, medical officer for health for KFL&A Public Health, says the new case was found in a woman in her 70s who had recently returned from Portugual. She is currently receiving treatment at a Kingston hospital.

Currently, public health officials are investigating who the woman came into contact with, and to advise those people to monitor for symptoms.

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