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COVID UPDATE: NRP officer tests positive, NOTL sees rise in cases
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The following is an update on COVID-19 in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

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The Niagara Regional Police Service says a "frontline uniform member" has tested positive for COVID-19. It is the force's first case. The department said it is working with public health to ensure proper contact tracing is being done while the member recovers in self-isolation.

Niagara-on-the-Lake has seen an increase in COVID-19 cases, with Niagara Region statistics showing four active cases as of Wednesday. NOTL has had 47 cases in total. For about two weeks prior to the latest cases, NOTL had no COVID patients.

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