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COVID-19 Outbreak declared over at University Hospital of Northern BC – Internal Medicine Unit

Northern Health
Information Bulletin

Northern Health Medical Health Officers have declared an end to a COVID-19 outbreak on the Internal Medicine Unit at the University Hospital of Northern BC (UHNBC) in Prince George.

In total since the outbreak was declared December 29, 2020, twenty-one patient cases and 12 staff cases of COVID-19 were associated with the IMU outbreak, as well as 9 patient deaths. There have been no new lab-confirmed cases related to the outbreak since January 12, 2021.

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.

More information on public exposures, school exposures, and facility or community outbreaks of COVID-19 within the Northern Health region.