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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Surrey Memorial Hospital

Last Updated Sep 1, 2020 at 7:51 pm PDT

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Summary

Fraser Health is now declaring a COVID-19 outbreak at Surrey Memorial Hospital

A patient at the hospital tested positive for the virus

SURREY (NEWS 1130) — The Fraser Health Authority is confirming there has been a COVID-19 outbreak at Surrey Memorial Hospital.

According to a statement to hospital staff, a patient tested positive for the virus recently.

The outbreak is confined to one unit and as a result, the area will be closed off. There are no other impacts to other parts of the hospital.

There’s no confirmed time for when the outbreak began.

It’s not clear how many people have been infected.