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Coronavirus: 30 cases confirmed among workers at Vaughan mushroom farm

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York Region Public Health (YRPH) officials say they’re investigating a cluster of coronavirus cases among workers at a mushroom farm in Vaughan.

Officials said they were first notified of a case at Ravine Mushroom Farm in the area of Pine Valley Drive and King Vaughan Road on June 27.

There are now a total of 30 confirmed COVID-19 cases among workers at the facility.

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“YRPH conducted risk assessments on the activities of these individuals while at work and determined the risk of COVID-19 transmission to the general public is low,” a notice from the health unit read.

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“YRPH is following up with the close contacts of these COVID-19 confirmed cases. In addition, they have conducted a follow-up inspection of the facility reviewing and reinforcing infection prevention and control measures, physical distancing of employees and reaffirming the importance of employees not working while ill.”

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Of the 30 cases, 24 involve residents of York Region.