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

Northern Health
Information Bulletin

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).

There are currently no active cases associated with the outbreak; all 39 individuals who had tested positive in association with the outbreak, have recovered. A small number of close contacts are completing their required self-isolation.

NH Medical Health Officers, Site C and its contractors, and WorksafeBC, will continue to monitor and respond to the outbreak, as well as any future clusters of COVID-19 cases associated with the project.

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

View more information on Site C’s response to COVID-19.