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New Westminster curling club closed due to COVID-19 cases

The Royal City Curling Club is closed due to COVID-19.
The Royal City Curling Club is closed due to COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward

A popular Metro Vancouver curling club has been closed due to mounting cases of COVID-19.

The Royal City Curling Club in New Westminster said six people have tested positive for the novel coronavirus in recent days.

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All of the cases are connected to the men’s league. A case was first reported on Oct. 22 and close contacts of the affected curler were contacted.

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The club has cancelled all men’s league games through Nov. 3 with play to resume on Nov. 5 at the earliest, the club said.

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Once reopened, all curlers will be required to wear face masks on the ice.

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