A member of the teaching employees of a kids’s hockey staff within the Moncton space examined optimistic for COVID-19 on Wednesday, in accordance with Nic Jansen, govt director of Hockey New Brunswick.
The affected staff is from the Beneath 13 league.
Jansen stated every coach and participant on the staff is isolating for 14 days.
“The staff and the affiliation have been working with Public Well being simply to determine subsequent steps,” stated Jansen.
Nic Jansen, govt director of Hockey New Brunswick, confirmed all gamers and coaches of a Larger Moncton U-13 hockey staff are isolating. He would not say which staff. (Submitted by Nic Jansen)
This consists of “awaiting additional data on opposing groups that performed towards this staff prior to now two weeks.”
Jansen stated he could not expose the title of the one who examined optimistic or say which staff this particular person coached for.
He stated he discovered Wednesday concerning the optimistic check, which he believes was achieved on Wednesday as nicely.
However Jansen stated he would not know when this particular person contracted the respiratory illness.
“I assume that is the troublesome half with COVID, is it is exhausting to know when he was thought of optimistic,” stated Jansen.
Later Thursday, the Saint John Sea Canine additionally introduced a employees member examined optimistic for COVID-19, leading to 5 video games being postponed.
Individuals who got here into contact with the contaminated particular person will likely be examined.
Dr. Jennifer Russell stated contact tracing is finished inside 24 hours of a optimistic check.
At a provincial information convention on Thursday, Premier Blaine Higgs introduced that Zone 1, the Moncton area, was being moved again to the orange stage part of the restoration plan as of midnight Thursday night time.
However there a few adjustments made to the orange rules with regard to sports activities.
“Sports activities groups should restrict their actions to practise inside a sure staff,” stated Higgs.
Till now, no organized sports activities had been allowed in orange part restrictions.