Local worries in the time of COVID-19

This piece of news came across my attention this morning.

The Toronto Star reported that my local hospital here in Burlington is allowing staff who have tested positive for COVID-19 to return to the front lines as long as they are asymptomatic.

The article goes on to explain that the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health on this are confusing at best. It is common knowledge that asymptomatic carriers of the virus are still contagious. We’ve known for sometime as can been demonstrated in this March 30th article in Bloomberg news.

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