Saturday, September 25, 2021
ADVT 
National

COVID-19 at two more Metro Vancouver hospitals

Darpan News Desk The Canadian Press, 01 Mar, 2021 05:59 PM
  • COVID-19 at two more Metro Vancouver hospitals

Health officials have declared COVID-19 outbreaks at two more Metro Vancouver hospitals after finding evidence the virus was transmitted within a medicine unit at both locations.

A statement from Fraser Health says the outbreaks are in single units of Surrey Memorial Hospital and Chilliwack General Hospital.

One patient at Surrey Memorial and five patients at Chilliwack General have tested positive for COVID-19.

Those units have been closed to admissions, but Fraser Health says other units and the emergency rooms of both hospitals remain open.

Information from Vancouver Coastal Health shows a COVID-19 outbreak continues at three in-patient units on three separate floors of the highrise tower at Vancouver General Hospital.

The units remain closed to admissions, transfers and visitors after COVID-19 outbreaks were confirmed on those wards, with the first outbreak reported Feb. 21.

MORE National ARTICLES

Blair says Beijing visa applications secure

Blair says Beijing visa applications secure

Blair says he can only make assumptions because the arrangement was put in place in 2008, under the previous Conservative government.

Blair says Beijing visa applications secure

West Vancouver man fined, jailed for tax evasion

West Vancouver man fined, jailed for tax evasion

Court records show Michael Sholz was sentenced Wednesday in provincial court in Vancouver.

West Vancouver man fined, jailed for tax evasion

B.C. Liberal leader to be chosen next year

B.C. Liberal leader to be chosen next year

The party says the winner of its leadership race will be announced on Feb. 5, 2022, after three days of voting by party members.

B.C. Liberal leader to be chosen next year

Secretary of state chats up Trudeau, Garneau

Secretary of state chats up Trudeau, Garneau

Antony Blinken is visiting virtually with Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau as part of the Biden administration's post-Trump fence-mending campaign.

Secretary of state chats up Trudeau, Garneau

B.C. police face investigation over video footage

B.C. police face investigation over video footage

Const. Tania Visintin says the officers responded to calls about a deceased individual at Stanley Park's Third Beach, and waited for the coroner to arrive.

B.C. police face investigation over video footage

BC Premier gives green light to Site C with a price tag of $16B

BC Premier gives green light to Site C with a price tag of $16B

The provincial government says the skyrocketing expenses are due to construction setbacks, geotechnical issues, COVID-19 and other cost and schedule pressures.

BC Premier gives green light to Site C with a price tag of $16B