York Region's 1st close contact transmissions of coronavirus in Vaughan, East Gwillimbury

OPEN DIGITAL ACCESS Mar 17, 2020 by John Cudmore YorkRegion.com

The first two cases of non-travel related COVID-19 have been reported by the Regional Municipality of York health officials.

In its daily morning update released at 10:45 a.m., the Region of York listed a woman in her 20s from East Gwillimbury and a man in his 80s from Vaughan as contracting the virus through close contact with other people.

Additionally, a third case was listed in the update involving a man in his 60s from Newmarket. His case is listed as travel related.

All are self-isolating, according to the listing, except the Vaughan man who is listed as the 22nd case in the region and being treated in hospital.

The three new cases brings the total number of cases to 22 across York Region.

Correction — March 17, 2020: This article has been edited from a previous version in which the headline mistakenly stated these were the first two cases of community transmission in York Region. In fact, they were the first two cases in York Region of coronavirus spreading through close contact with an infected person.

York Region's 1st close contact transmissions of coronavirus in Vaughan, East Gwillimbury

Morning update adds 3 more cases, including Newmarket man

OPEN DIGITAL ACCESS Mar 17, 2020 by John Cudmore YorkRegion.com

The first two cases of non-travel related COVID-19 have been reported by the Regional Municipality of York health officials.

In its daily morning update released at 10:45 a.m., the Region of York listed a woman in her 20s from East Gwillimbury and a man in his 80s from Vaughan as contracting the virus through close contact with other people.

Additionally, a third case was listed in the update involving a man in his 60s from Newmarket. His case is listed as travel related.

All are self-isolating, according to the listing, except the Vaughan man who is listed as the 22nd case in the region and being treated in hospital.

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The three new cases brings the total number of cases to 22 across York Region.

Correction — March 17, 2020: This article has been edited from a previous version in which the headline mistakenly stated these were the first two cases of community transmission in York Region. In fact, they were the first two cases in York Region of coronavirus spreading through close contact with an infected person.

York Region's 1st close contact transmissions of coronavirus in Vaughan, East Gwillimbury

Morning update adds 3 more cases, including Newmarket man

OPEN DIGITAL ACCESS Mar 17, 2020 by John Cudmore YorkRegion.com

The first two cases of non-travel related COVID-19 have been reported by the Regional Municipality of York health officials.

In its daily morning update released at 10:45 a.m., the Region of York listed a woman in her 20s from East Gwillimbury and a man in his 80s from Vaughan as contracting the virus through close contact with other people.

Additionally, a third case was listed in the update involving a man in his 60s from Newmarket. His case is listed as travel related.

All are self-isolating, according to the listing, except the Vaughan man who is listed as the 22nd case in the region and being treated in hospital.

Related Content

The three new cases brings the total number of cases to 22 across York Region.

Correction — March 17, 2020: This article has been edited from a previous version in which the headline mistakenly stated these were the first two cases of community transmission in York Region. In fact, they were the first two cases in York Region of coronavirus spreading through close contact with an infected person.