One new confirmed case of COVID-19 from a Laurier student

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Wilfrid Laurier University has confirmed that a student on the Waterloo campus has tested positive for COVID-19, in a new release published on Sept. 30. 

The individual is in quarantine and does not live in a Laurier residence building. 

This case is being managed by regional public health and anyone identified as being a high-risk close contact with the individual will be contacted by public health directly. 

“Laurier is taking direction from public health and will take further actions and provide further updates as necessary,” the statement read. 

“All members of the Laurier community are reminded to follow public health guidelines and on-campus safety protocols to protect themselves and others from the spread of the virus.”

Laurier will be providing regular updates regarding any confirmed cases.

In a news release from Sept. 20, the university confirmed that four students had tested positive for COVID-19 and were in quarantine. This brings the total tally of confirmed cases at Laurier to five. 

This also follows the report that Waterloo region has now entered the second wave of COVID-19

Updates to come.

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