BURNABY (NEWS 1130) – Two days after a COVID-19 outbreak was declared over at Burnaby Hospital, another one has been confirmed.
According to Fraser Health, the new outbreak is in one unit where nine patients have tested positive for the virus.
New #COVID19 outbreak at #Burnaby hospital only 2 days after last one was declared over.@Fraserhealth reports 9 patients in one ward have tested positive and no other medical units are closed at this time.
ER also remains open. #bcpoli @NEWS1130
— Marcella Bernardo (@Bernardo1130) February 3, 2021
The medical unit is closed for the time being, but the rest of the hospital, including the emergency room, remains open.
The health authority has notified all patients and their families of the outbreak, and contact tracing began when the outbreak was declared.