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First Guelph positive test of Covid-19 reported

Web posted on March 24, 2020

Guelph has reported its first Covid-19 case of a positive result from testing.

A patient in the post-acute unit at St. Joseph's Health Centre was confirmed Monday by Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health Unit.

"We realize that this news is concerning," said David Wormald, President of St. Joseph's Health Centre Guelph in a release. "SJHCG is following all directives from public health authorities on precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19."

The reported positive test at St. Joseph's is the third Covid-19 case in Wellington County.