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30 cases of COVID-19 linked to Chilliwack, B.C., dance academy

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Fraser Health declares an outbreak at the Capella Dance Academy in Chilliwack. – Nov 3, 2020

Fraser Health on Monday declared a COVID-19 outbreak at a Chilliwack, B.C., dance academy.

To date, 30 people have tested positive at Capella Dance Academy located at 7949 Venture Place. On Monday it was announced 26 people tested positive but that number was revised to 30 on Tuesday.

The academy closed voluntarily last Wednesday.

Read more: List of recent coronavirus exposures reported in B.C.

Fraser Health says contact tracing and case management is ongoing.

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Those identified as cases and close contacts of cases have been asked to self-isolate.

Fraser Health is also working with the Chilliwack and Fraser-Cascades school districts to let them know of any potential exposures in students or staff who attend the dance school.

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