SASKATOON -- A staff member at Meadow Lake Hospital has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Saskatchewan Health Authority.

The case was linked to community transmission, the health authority said in a news release. No patients have presented with symptoms of COVID-19.

Medical Health Officer Dr. Mandiangu Nsungu declared an outbreak Tuesday evening.

The staff member and their close contacts are on self-isolation and additional contact tracing is underway.

At this time, there are no service disruptions at Meadow Lake Hospital, the health authority says.