Omicron variant of COVID-19 confirmed in Halton and Durham regions cases of COVID-19
The Halton Regional Health Authority and the Durham Region Public Health Agency (NRPHHA) are actively monitoring the health of affected individuals and the community of the Halton and Durham regions.
As of May 20, the Halton and Durham regions have two confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus: one in Halton Region and one in Durham Region. As of May 19, 11 people in the Halton Region have been tested, and 10 of those tests have come back negative. The Durham Region has three confirmed cases, one in Halton Region and two in Durham Region. One of the individual cases in Durham Region is a person in their 20’s from London. The individual in their 20’s was identified through the contact tracing protocol used by the NRPHHA and the Durham Region Public Health Agency (NRPHHA). The 10 cases of the Halton Region and three cases in Durham Region have all been assessed as being in home isolation as per routine case management protocols.
Due to the limited number of cases in your region, we are not currently seeking any further information on individuals who might have been exposed to these individuals and we are not seeking any further information on individuals who might have been exposed to individuals who might have been exposed.
What was the case in Durham Region?
The case in the Durham Region is a 22-year-old male from London who lives in the London borough of Merton and was reported to public health authorities on Saturday May 7.
As a preventative measure, the Durham Region Public Health Agency (NRPHHA) is following the protocol of public health agencies in the United Kingdom that identify and isolate individuals who may be at risk through potential exposures to individuals with the novel coronavirus.
This individual is currently self-isolating in their home and as per routine case management protocols he will be monitored and assessed at home. This individual is currently under home isolation, but will be in the community with others at the end of their self-isolation.
How are individuals in the Durham Region being monitored?
Individuals in the Durham Region are being monitored as per routine case management protocols as per routine case management protocols by the NRPHHA and Durham Region Public Health