COVID-19 outbreak at Mississauga, Brampton hockey tournament

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Published September 8, 2021 at 7:34 pm

Peel Public Health is urging everyone who participated in a recent hockey tournament to get immediate COVID-19 testing because of a confirmed exposure to the virus.

This applies to all attendees, including those who are fully vaccinated.   

The tournament in question was the Bronko Academy — Toronto Exhibition Series, which took place Aug. 27-29 in Brampton and Mississauga. The tournament was held at the CAA Centre (7575 Kennedy Rd. S., Brampton) and the Meadowvale Four Rinks Arena (2160 Torquay Mews, Mississauga).

Teams that participated came from Toronto, Orangeville, Caledon, Georgetown, Woodbridge, Whitby and other GTA locations.   

 Everyone seeking testing due to this exposure should give testers the outbreak number 2253-2021-46274, Peel Public Health says. 

Testing locations can be found by Googling “COVID testing near me” with location services enabled. Further tips on knowing when and where to get tested are available at peelregion.ca/coronavirus/testing.

If symptoms develop, individuals should self-isolate away from others.  

Organized events are subject to public disclosure of COVID-19 exposures when there are: 

  • One hundred or more people in attendance and two or more confirmed cases associated with the event, and/or;
     
  • Risk of transmission of COVID-19 to the community because contact tracing is not possible.  
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