11 COVID-19 cases confirmed at four Mississauga fire stations
City News

The City of Mississauga has confirmed 11 positive cases of COVID-19 at four of its fire stations.

An additional 36 staff members are currently self-isolating, according to a statement released Wednesday night.

“With a team of more than 630 firefighters at 21 stations, we are able to adjust our crews and ensure public safety is never compromised,” said Acting Fire Chief Nancy Macdonald-Duncan. “We remain ready to respond and provide fire safety across Mississauga.”

The city says it is working closely with Peel Public Health to notify impacted personnel and ensure isolation and testing protocols are being followed.

Peel Region reported 484 new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday with Mississauga accounting for 161 of the new infections.

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