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Health Officials: Covid-19 outbreak in Lewiston linked to sporting events

Health Officials: Covid-19 outbreak in Lewiston linked to sporting events Photo: MGNonline.

KAAL-TV
Updated: August 07, 2020 01:13 PM
Created: August 07, 2020 10:11 AM

(ABC 6 News) - Health Officials in Winona County have reported a COVID-19 outbreak in Lewiston, MN through contact tracing. 

Winona County Health and Human Services say multiple cases of COVID-19 have been traced back to several gatherings where individuals were in attendance and were in their infectious period and may have been contagious but were not yet symptomatic. 

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If individuals were in attendance at any of the following events, they ask people to get tested for COVID-19 and recommend quarantining for 14 days even if your test results are negative.

  • Sunday, July 26, 2020, an unorganized game of basketball at “Crossings” (Crossings Center, 170 S Fremont St. Lewiston, MN 55952)
  • Monday, July 27, 2020, football camp in the morning and basketball camp in the evening at Lewiston-Altura High School
  • Tuesday, July 28, 2020, football camp in the morning and basketball camp in the evening at Lewiston-Altura High School
  • Wednesday, July 29, 2020, 7 on 7’s football at Paul Giel Field in Winona.
  • Wednesday, July 29, 2020, Lewiston Farmer’s Market. (There is a potentially lower risk of transmission at this event)
  • Thursday, July 30, 2020 Evening basketball camp at Lewiston-Altura High School.
  • Thursday, July 30, 2020, an unorganized basketball game at Crossings in the City of Lewiston.

If you have tested positive for COVID-19, it is important that to speak with our contact tracers from Winona County. Please return their calls. Contact tracers play a key role in slowing the spread of this virus.
 


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