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COVID-19 – Wrinch Memorial Hospital outbreak declared over

Northern Health Medical Health Officers have declared an end to a COVID-19 outbreak at Wrinch Memorial Hospital.

In total since the outbreak was declared on September 27, 2021, there were eight patient and two staff cases of COVID-19, as well as one death of a patient who had tested positive in association with the outbreak.

Northern Health thanks patients and their families for their understanding and patience, and Wrinch Memorial Hospital staff and physicians for continuing to provide excellent care during the outbreak period.

COVID-19 – GR Baker Memorial Hospital, Quesnel – Outbreak update

Ongoing monitoring and testing has identified additional COVID-19 cases associated with an outbreak declared October 14, 2021 on the Inpatient Unit at GR Baker Memorial Hospital in Quesnel.

To date, five patients and five staff have tested positive for COVID-19 in association with the outbreak. None of the cases are considered active (all are recovered).

COVID-19 – Outbreak declared at Bulkley Valley District Hospital, Smithers – Inpatient Unit

Northern Health Medical Health Officers have declared a COVID-19 outbreak on the Inpatient Unit at Bulkley Valley District Hospital (BVDH) in Smithers, following lab-confirmed case among patients.

The outbreak declaration does not include the Maternity section of the BVDH Inpatient Unit, at this time.

At the time of the outbreak declaration, testing had identified four inpatients who have tested positive for COVID-19. One of the outbreak-associated patients has passed away, and Northern Health offers condolences to their family, friends and caregivers.

COVID-19 –Wrinch Memorial Hospital outbreak update

Ongoing monitoring and testing has identified additional COVID-19 cases associated with an outbreak declared at Wrinch Memorial Hospital on September 27, 2021.

To date, eight patients and two staff have tested positive for COVID-19 in association with the outbreak. The majority of cases are now considered recovered (no longer active cases). Sadly, one patient who had tested positive has passed away, and Northern Health extends condolences to the family, friends and caregiver of this individual.

COVID-19 – Outbreak declared at GR Baker Memorial Hospital, Quesnel – Inpatient Unit

Northern Health Medical Health Officers have declared a COVID-19 outbreak on the Inpatient Unit at GR Baker Memorial Hospital in Quesnel, following lab-confirmed case among patients on the unit. At the time of the outbreak declaration, testing has identified two inpatients who have tested positive for COVID-19, as well as two staff.

Monitoring and testing is underway to identify any additional cases.

COVID-19 outbreak – declared over - BC Hydro Site C project

Northern Health is pleased to announce that Medical Health Officers have declared an end to a COVID-19 outbreak, originally declared on August 16, 2021, among contracted workforces on the Site C hydroelectric dam project in Northeast BC.

There have not been any newly identified cases associated with the outbreak clusters since September 15, 2021. In total, 92 lab-confirmed cases were associated with the outbreak (involving separate clusters of COVID-19 activity since August 2021). All of the cases have since recovered.