Seabridge reports COVID-19 case at 3Aces in Yukon
(Kitco News) - Seabridge Gold (TSX: SEA) (NYSE: SA) announced today that a contractor at its 100% owned 3Aces project in Canada's Yukon has tested presumptively positive for COVID-19 when the company conducted a rapid antigen test after the person arrived at the project site.
According to the company’s statement, three other individuals who came into close contact with the individual testing positive have all tested COVID-19 negative following completion of rapid antigen tests by the company.
Seabridge said it is awaiting confirmation of the positive result from a COVID-19 laboratory-based PCR test. As required by Territorial and Seabridge Gold's COVID-19 protocols, all four individuals have self-isolated at the 3Aces site and remain in good health.
The company added that operations at 3Aces will continue as normal. Seabridge Gold is monitoring the situation and is working closely with the Yukon Communicable Disease Control which has initiated contact tracing.
Seabridge holds a 100% interest in several North American gold projects. Seabridge's assets include the KSM and Iskut projects located near Stewart, British Columbia, Canada, the Courageous Lake project located in Canada's Northwest Territories, the Snowstorm project in the Getchell Gold Belt of Northern Nevada and the 3Aces project located in the Yukon Territory.