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Local dentist office confirms case of COVID-19

Last Updated Mar 19, 2020 at 8:27 pm MDT

This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, blue/pink, cultured in the lab. Also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus causes COVID-19. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, NIAID-RML

COVID-19 has reached the RMWB.

In a statement to clients, Maxx Dental said Alberta Health Services informed them of a confirmed case involving a staff member.

AHS said the staff member attended a dental conference in Vancouver at the beginning of March.

Maxx Dental added the staff member is doing well in self-isolation and showing no symptoms.

More details to come.