Cluster of Manitoba COVID-19 cases linked to trucking company in Brandon, premier says | CBC News

Cluster of Manitoba COVID-19 cases linked to trucking company in Brandon, premier says | CBC News
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A cluster of COVID-19 cases identified earlier this week is linked to the Brandon office of a trucking company, Manitoba’s premier says.

Seven positive cases of the illness have now been connected with the Paul’s Hauling office on Richmond Avenue E. in Brandon.

For the third day in a row, Chief Provincial Public Health Officer Dr. Brent Roussin would not share the name of the business on Thursday, though he indicated that five of the cases are employees and two are their close contacts.

Premier Brian Pallister did, however, confirm earlier in the day that Paul’s Hauling Brandon offices were the site of the cluster.

“The point I would hope to emphasize through this is the need for all of us to continue to be vigilant,” he said, stressing the importance of physical distancing…



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