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Kingston General Hospital dealing with COVID-19 outbreak

Kingston Health Sciences Centre says two patients in the Davies 3 unit at Kingston General Hospital have tested positive for COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Lars Hagberg

Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) says a COVID-19 outbreak has been declared in one unit of Kingston General Hospital.

As of Wednesday, two patients on the Davies 3 cardiac care unit have tested positive.

The unit is under quarantine and closed to admissions and visitors.

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The hospital organization says it’s in the process of notifying patients, visitors and families affected by the outbreak.

The outbreak comes as cases in the KFL&A region continue to rise, with 126 active cases recorded as of Tuesday.

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