But Dionne Aleman, an industrial engineering professor at the University of Toronto and an expert in contact tracing, was critical of the provincial government.
“This is a failing of our provincial leadership and funding priorities, not a failing of our public health units,” she said, adding many were left under-staffed following “deep cuts” last year.
- Lack of funding led to contact-tracing shortfalls, say experts (October 14: Collingwood Today)
- Local contact-tracing issues traced to ‘failing of provincial leadership’ (October 14: Orillia Matters)
- ‘Without good contact tracing, there will be more unchecked spread of the virus,’ says doctor (October 14: Bradford Today, Innisfil Today; October 15: Midland Today)