Halton Public Health confirms seven COVID-19 cases following outbreak at Oakville restaurant

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Published March 23, 2021 at 10:18 am

Halton Public Health confirms seven COVID-19 cases following outbreak at Oakville restaurant

Last week, Halton Region Public Health declared a COVID-19 outbreak at a restaurant in Oakville.

According to Public Health, those who dined at Oliver’s Steakhouse Restaurant, located at 141 Lakeshore Rd E, between Mar. 8 and Mar. 13 have been exposed to a COVID-19 variant of concern.

After further investigation, Halton Region Public Health has confirmed a total number of seven infected staff members with a COVID-19 variant of concern.

Halton Region Public Health is now extending the exposure period to Thursday, March 18, as a result, and are asking that these patrons self-isolate for 14 days following the day they visited the restaurant while they attempt to contact them.

Additionally, these patrons are advised to get tested for COVID-19.

While the investigation is ongoing, Halton Region Public Health estimates that the total number of people exposed during this time is over 200.

Halton Region Public Health continues to stress the importance of following public health direction and reducing the spread of the virus as variants continue circulating in the community.

For more information on COVID-19, visit halton.ca/COVID19.

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