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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Delta long-term care home

Last Updated Jan 10, 2021 at 10:11 pm PST

FILE -- Specimens to be tested for COVID-19 are seen at a lab, in Surrey, B.C., on Thursday, March 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Summary

In a statement Sunday the health authority says the outbreak at KinVillage is 'contained to the long-term care building'

Fraser Health says the three workers who tested positive for the virus are isolating at home

DELTA (NEWS 1130) — A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at a Delta long-term care home after three staff tested positive for the virus, according to Fraser Health.

In a statement Sunday the health authority says the outbreak at KinVillage is “contained to the long-term care building,” and is not connected to the outbreak declared on Jan. 3 at the assisted living building.

Kin Village is a “campus of care” that includes long term care, assisted living, independent living, and seniors supportive housing.

Please see KinVillage’s COVID-19 Update dated January 9, 2021.

KinVillage staff are working closely with Fraser Health…

Posted by KinVillage Association on Saturday, January 9, 2021

The workers are isolating at home, and contact tracing is underway. Visitors are being restricted, and staff and residents are being screened for the virus twice a day.