Daycare in Calgary’s Suncor Energy Centre closed due to child case of COVID-19

Because of a confirmed case of COVID-19 and on the advice of the medical officer of health, the daycare inside Calgary’s Suncor Energy Centre will be closed until March 23, according to the company.

Suncor spokesperson Erin Rees confirmed late Wednesday night that there is a confirmed case of COVID-19 in a child at the Pump-kin Patch Child Care Centre. She could not provide the child’s age or gender.

All families of the daycare have been directed to self-quarantine until the end of day on March 20, according to Rees.

Rees clarified that Suncor doesn’t operate the daycare but is helping to share details of the COVID-19 case.

A government source has confirmed to Global News a child at the daycare has tested positive for COVID-19 and it will be announced as part of Alberta Health’s media availability at 3:30 p.m. MT Thursday.

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