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Officials confirm 19th case of measles in Quebec, 18th case confirmed in Ontario

A dose of the measles vaccine is shown in this file photo.
A dose of measles vaccine is seen at the Miami Children's Hospital on June 02, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Joe Raedle/Getty Images

MONTREAL — Health officials say a 19th case of measles has been confirmed in Quebec.

Public health officials at a news conference on Saturday would not confirm whether the new case is a child or an adult, nor whether it is linked to Quebec’s previous 18 cases.

READ MORE: 10 confirmed measles cases in Quebec

The source of the outbreak for the first 18 cases has been traced to Disneyland, California.

All of the Quebec cases have been concentrated in the Lanaudière region, northeast of Montreal.

None of the people infected in Quebec were vaccinated for the disease.

READ MOREBy the numbers: The last measles outbreak in Quebec

Quebec health authorities said that several dozen other people are currently under observation, since measles has a two-week incubation period.

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While measles was declared eliminated from the U.S. in 2000, the illness has reappeared in recent years.

Toronto Public Health reported a new confirmed case on Saturday, bringing the total number in Ontario to 18.

READ MORE: Montreal doctor advises getting vaccinated to avoid measles outbreak

Manitoba has also reported a case.

Editor’s note: A previous version of this story included a headline that inaccurately stated that there were 10 confirmed cases of measles in Ontario. This version has been removed.