11 people test positive for COVID-19 after attending wedding

York Region Public Health has received laboratory confirmation 11 individuals attending a series of wedding events in the City of Markham, Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville and City of Toronto between August 28 and August 29, 2020 have tested positive for COVID-19.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 attend wedding celebrations at the following locations:

  • Friday, August 28 – Private residence in the Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville
  • Friday, August 28 – Rexdale Singh Sabha Religious Centre at 47 Baywood Road in the City of Toronto
  • Friday, August 28 – Lakshmi Narayamandir Temple at 1 Morningview Trail in the City of Toronto
  • Saturday, August 29 – Private residence in the City of Markham

To assist with contact tracing, York Region is asking all individual who attended an event associated with this wedding at Rexdale Singh Sabha Religious Centre in the City of Toronto– Lakshmi Narayamandir Temple in the City of Toronto or the private residences in the City of Markham or Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville: to:

  • Monitor for new signs and symptoms related to COVID-19 until Saturday, September 12, 2020 (14 days after last possible exposure)
  • If you are currently experiencing symptoms, self-isolate immediately, call York Region Public Health at 1-800-361-5653 and seek assessment and testing at a COVID-19 Assessment Centre 
  • Download the COVID-ALERT app: get a phone alert if you may have been exposed to COVID-19 and let others know if you test positive without sharing any personal, health or location information; visit covid-19.ontario.ca/covidalert for more app details and links to download to your Smartphone

Residents can also help reduce the spread of COVID-19 by following public health guidelines:

York Region Public Health has issued a COVID-19 Guidance for Places of Worship to help reduce transmission in faith communities.
For more information on York Region’s response to COVID-19, visit york.ca/covid19

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