During the investigation, Public Health Sudbury & Districts
discovered the man had attended the Prospectors, Developers Association
of Canada (P-DAC) conference on March 2 and 3 in Toronto.
a confirmed case in our area is not unexpected given the transmission
of this virus around the world,” medical officer of health Dr Penny
“Although this is concerning, as a community and
as a health system, we have been preparing for COVID-19. Our focus is
on breaking the chain of transmission to limit the spread of infection
and as a precautionary measure, we are asking those who attended PDAC
2020 to monitor for symptoms for 14 days.”
The health unit says at this time the virus is not circulating locally.
2020, the year they should have suspended PDAC
Link here to the report on the first case of Covid-19 in Sudbury, with this paragraph of particular interest to the wider IKN audience: