Northern Health declared an outbreak at the Patient Care Unit within Prince Rupert Regional Hospital following lab-confirmed cases.
Testing has identified four patients who have tested positive for COVID-19.
Monitoring and testing are underway to identify any additional cases.
Enhanced outbreak control measures are in place and Public Health is closely monitoring for additional cases.
- Increased frequency of cleaning and infection control measures
- Enhanced symptom monitoring among all staff and patients
- Limiting movement of staff and patients between care areas of the hospital