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Coronavirus: Public Health confirms 10th COVID-19 case in Waterloo Region

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Region of Waterloo Public Health says a woman in her 40s has become the 10th confirmed case of the novel coronavirus in Waterloo Region.

According to a list on its website, Public Health stated the woman acquired the virus will travelling in Pakistan.

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She is currently self-isolating at home along with seven other cases in the region. Public Health said a man in his 40s and a woman in her 50s remain in hospital.

The first confirmed case in Waterloo Region was announced by Public Health on March 5. In that instance, a woman had returned from a trip to Italy.

All but one patient acquired the virus while travelling.

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Four cases were confirmed at St. Mary’s General Hospital while six cases were confirmed at Grand River Hospital.

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Ontario has reported one death linked to COVID-19. The province said a 77-year-old man died on March 11 at a Barrie hospital.

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