Bars and Restaurants Not a Source of COVID-19 Infection Locally

BRANTFORD – The Brant County Health Unit’s Acting Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Elizabeth Urbantke says while some new coronavirus infections in the Toronto area have been tied to bars and restaurants that has not been the case in Brantford and Brant County.

The area saw a slight uptick in new cases over the past week. Since last Tuesday, eleven new cases were reported in Brantford and Brant County.

Dr. Urbantke says 84 percent of new cases in the area since September 1st have been in those 40 years of age and younger, and some can be traced back to contact with those infected from other jurisdictions.