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COVID-19 – Acropolis Manor, Prince Rupert - outbreak update

NH Public Health continues to monitor an outbreak of COVID-19 at Acropolis Manor in Prince Rupert. To date, 33 residents and 23 staff have tested positive for COVID-19, and 14 residents have passed away in association with the outbreak.

Ongoing monitoring and testing of residents and staff has not identified any new cases for several days. While the outbreak status is considered stable, full outbreak measures remain in place, and public health will continue to monitor the situation closely.

UPDATE - COVID-19 Dawson Creek & District Hospital outbreak

Ongoing monitoring and testing of staff and patients following declaration of a COVID-19 outbreak on the medical inpatient unit at Dawson Creek & District Hospital has identified additional lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19.

As of February 12, nine patients and three staff have tested positive for COVID-19 related to the outbreak. Sadly, one patient who had tested positive for COVID-19 has passed away. Northern Health extends condolences to the family, friends and caregivers of this individual.

NH COVID-19 reminder – continued need for COVID caution

Northern Health is urging residents not to let their guard down on COVID-19 prevention, heading into the Family Day weekend, and beyond.

The NH region continues to see a surge in COVID-19 activity, related hospitalizations, and an increase in deaths related to COVID-19. Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry has recently announced that all current province-wide public health orders are being kept in place, until further notice.