Northern Health is pleased to announce that Medical Health Officers have declared an end to the COVID-19 outbreak at the LNG Canada Project Site in Kitimat, BC, where JGC Fluor (JFJV) is the prime contractor.
There have been no new cases reported since December 2, 2020, in association with the outbreak that was first declared November 19. In total, 56 employees tested positive for COVID-19; all have recovered, and cases and close contacts have completed their required self-isolation periods.
This will be the final update regarding this outbreak. NH Public Health, LNG Canada and its project partners continue to monitor a second, unrelated outbreak declared on December 17, among staff of Diversified Transportation working at the project site. There have been no new cases associated with the second outbreak since December 14.
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