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Teen at SickKids tests positive for coronavirus

A sign for SickKids Hospital is shown in this file photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Helen Branswell
Summary

Other patients on the unit were tested for COVID-19 on Saturday and the results came back negative


Members of the clinical team are also being tested and will be off duty while they await their results


A teenager at SickKids hospital has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

In a release, the hospital said the patient is currently in an isolation room in stable condition.

“SickKids is actively investigating how the virus was transmitted to the patient and is working closely with Toronto Public Health,” the statement read.

“At this time we believe the risk to patients, families and staff is low.”

The other patients on the unit were tested for COVID-19 on Saturday and the results came back negative.

The hospital said members of the clinical team are also being tested and will be off-duty while they await their results.

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