Nfld. & Labrador

Possible COVID-19 exposures at Ultramar, Jungle Jim's in Corner Brook, says public health

The provincial Department of Health is advising of possible COVID-19 exposures at two Corner Brook businesses, with exposure periods spanning 10 days.

2nd exposure notice this weekend in the city

Public Health is advising of possible COVID-19 exposures at Veitch’s Ultramar, left, and Jungle Jim's, right, in Corner Brook. (Google Maps)

Newfoundland and Labrador's Department of Health is advising of possible COVID-19 exposures at two Corner Brook businesses, with exposure periods spanning 10 days.

According to a media release issued Sunday, anyone who visited Veitch's Ultramar and Service Station during the following time periods should arrange a COVID-19 test:

  • Aug. 17 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Aug. 18 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Aug. 19 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Aug. 20 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Monday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m
  • Thursday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Friday from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The notice does not apply to anyone who paid for their fuel at the pump or did not enter the building, according to the department.

Additionally, anyone who visited Jungle Jim's at 41 Maple Valley Rd. on Wednesday between 7:30 and 8 p.m. should book a COVID-19 test.

People who visited either location within these time periods and have COVID-19 symptoms must self-isolate until 24 hours after their symptoms resolve and they receive a negative test result. Anyone who doesn't have symptoms is not required to self-isolate but should monitor themselves for any developing symptoms.

Sunday's notice is part of an ongoing investigation into a case in the Western Health region, according to the department.

Public health also issued a exposure notice in Corner Brook on Saturday, asking anyone who visited the Mary Brown's at 24 Murphy Sq. in Corner Brook between 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Aug. 19 to arrange testing.

Newfoundland and Labrador reported seven new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, with an update on case numbers expected Monday.

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