Two individuals from the University of Waterloo tested positive for COVID-19 during reading week, bringing UW’s total cases up to three.
The first individual was identified by York Region Public Health on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. The individual was on campus on Oct. 1, 2020.
On Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, the second individual ,who tested positive for COVID-19 ,was identified by the Region of Waterloo Public Health.
Officials have not stated whether these two individuals are students or staff members at the University. Both cases were identified as being from the Waterloo campus.
Public officials are in the process of contacting close contacts of these cases.