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16 workers at Keeyask test positive for COVID-19, another 15 given 'not clear' result: MB Hydro


November 3, 2020

Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak says they were told 31 workers at the Keeyask dam project have tested positive for COVID-19. (Manitoba Hydro)

16 workers have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Keeyask Hydroelectric Project in northern Manitoba, while another 15 were given a "not clear" result and are awaiting confirmation from the provincial lab, Manitoba Hydro said.

On Monday Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak said they were told by public health officials that 31 workers at the Keeyask site have tested positive for COVID-19.

Manitoba Hydro spokesperson Bruce Owen said Monday afternoon that thus far 16 workers have been confirmed positive, while another 15 workers received a "not clear" result from the initial screening test performed by Manitoba Hydro's contracted laboratory.


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