Confirmed Novel Coronavirus case in London

January 31, 2020 3:00 PM

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
WESTERN UNIVERSITY | MIDDLESEX-LONDON HEALTH UNIT
January 31, 2020

Statement regarding confirmed Novel Coronavirus case in London

This afternoon, the Ontario Ministry of Health announced the Province’s third confirmed case of Novel Coronavirus.

This individual is a Western student.

Since returning to London, Ont. from Wuhan, China on January 23, and before showing any symptoms, the student took great care and responsibility by self-isolating at home and seeking appropriate medical attention.

The student has not been on Western’s campus since returning to London, and Middlesex-London Health Unit (MLHU) officials have confirmed there is very low risk to the campus community.

Western and MLHU officials are monitoring the student, who is now in good health.

For the latest information on Novel Coronavirus please visit:

Ontario Ministry of Health
Middlesex-London Health Unit