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.
.@Fraserhealth confirms there's a new outbreak of #COVID19 at Surrey Memorial Hospital. The health authority isn't saying when the transmission happened. Attached is an internal memo sent to staff today. (T7 Pod 2 is the Kidney Unit.) pic.twitter.com/85WT8ubQq0
— Sonia Aslam (@SoniaSAslam) September 2, 2020
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.