Sept. 28, 2021
Wilfrid Laurier University has been notified that two students on the Waterloo campus have tested positive for COVID-19. The identity of the individuals is protected by privacy legislation and will not be shared. One case has completed their isolation period and the other is still in isolation. These two cases are not connected.
These confirmed cases are being managed by public health and close contacts have also been notified. Laurier is taking direction from public health and will take further actions and provide updates as necessary.
COVID-19 continues to circulate in the community. Since the beginning of the pandemic, Laurier has had in place rigorous protocols for sanitizing and cleaning campus areas. In addition, all members of the Laurier community are reminded to follow public health guidelines and on-campus safety protocols to protect themselves and others from the spread of the virus.
As part of Laurier’s vaccine policy, all students, staff and faculty are required to be fully vaccinated or have plans to be fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccine by October 8th, 2021 in order to return to campus. More information about vaccine requirements, accommodations and exemptions can be found on our website.
Wilfrid Laurier University’s priority is the safety of students, staff and faculty. The university has taken significant steps to do our part in the national and global effort to contain the spread of the coronavirus. Laurier will provide regular updates regarding any cases that have the potential to affect the health and safety of our community.
For more information on Laurier’s COVID response and for information about how you can do your part to prevent the spread of COVID, visit wlu.ca/recovery.
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