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COVID-19 outbreak – Update - BC Hydro Site C project

Ongoing monitoring and testing has identified additional COVID-19 cases associated with an outbreak declared by NH Medical Health Officers on April 28, 2021, among contracted workforces on the Site C hydroelectric dam project in Northeast BC.

May 28 update: To date, in association with this outbreak (involving separate clusters of COVID-19 activity since March 2021), there have been 59 lab-confirmed cases identified among various contractors (an increase of 13 since the previous update).

A total of 8 cases are currently active (51 have recovered).

COVID-19 outbreak declared – Quesnel reforestation operations

Northern Health Medical Health Officers have declared a COVID-19 outbreak involving the operations of two Quesnel-based reforestation companies, following evidence of ongoing COVID-19 transmission among employees.

At the time of the declaration, a total of nine lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 have been associated with Dewan Enterprise LTD, and MIKEGROSITE Consulting LTD, operations in the Northern Health region. One individual who had tested positive in association with the outbreak, has died.

COVID-19 outbreak – Update - BC Hydro Site C project

Ongoing monitoring and testing has identified additional COVID-19 cases associated with an outbreak declared by NH Medical Health Officers on April 28, 2021, among contracted workforces on the Site C hydroelectric dam project in Northeast BC.

To date, in association with this outbreak (involving separate clusters of COVID-19 activity since March 2021), there have been 46 lab-confirmed cases identified among various contractors (an increase of seven since the previous update).

A total of 3 cases are currently active (43 have recovered).

COVID-19 – Dawson Creek & District Hospital Outbreak - (Update)

Northern Health Medical Health Officers have declared an end to a COVID-19 outbreak on the Medical Inpatient Unit at Dawson Creek & District Hospital.

In total since the outbreak was declared April 19, 2020, there were four patient cases and one staff case of COVID-19, as well as two deaths of patients who had tested positive in association with the outbreak. There have been no new lab-confirmed cases related to the outbreak since April 21, 2021. 

COVID-19 outbreak update – BC Hydro Site C project; contractor workforces

Ongoing monitoring and testing have not identified any new cases of COVID-19 associated with an outbreak declared by NH Medical Health Officers on April 28, 2021, among contracted workforces on the Site C hydroelectric dam project in Northeast BC.

To date, there have been 39 lab-confirmed cases identified among clusters of COVID-19 activity involving various contractors. There have been no new cases since the previous update (May 7).

COVID-19 outbreak update – BC Hydro Site C project; contractor workforces

Ongoing monitoring and testing has identified additional COVID-19 cases associated with an outbreak declared by NH Medical Health Officers on April 28, 2021, among contracted workforces on the Site C hydroelectric dam project in Northeast BC.

To date, in association with this outbreak (involving separate clusters of COVID-19 activity since March 2021), there have been 39 lab-confirmed cases identified among various contractors (an increase of five).

A total of eight cases, involving two contractors, are currently active (31 have recovered).

COVID-19 Outbreak declared over at Acropolis Manor in Prince Rupert

Northern Health Medical Health Officers have declared an end to the COVID-19 outbreak at Acropolis Manor in Prince Rupert.

In total, 5 residents tested positive for COVID-19 in association with the outbreak that was declared April 3, 2021, and four have since recovered. One resident who had tested positive, passed away. There were no associated staff cases.

Northern Health Public Health continues to actively monitor and follow up all laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 among staff and patients at any NH facilities.