The Saskatchewan Health Authority (SHA) says the Rosthern Hospital inpatient unit is closed to admissions and transfers until further notice.
A COVID-19 outbreak was declared in the unit on Friday.
According to a statement on Saturday, there are 10 positive patient cases and two positive staff cases associated with this outbreak and further testing is underway.
During this time, SHA said the hospital’s emergency department and outpatient services will remain available.
“In order to prevent further spread of COVID-19, visitors to the hospital are now restricted to “end-of-life” situations only,” read the statement.
“This includes palliative care, hospice care or those who are at high risk for loss of life as determined with the patient, family and care team.”
Rosthern is located approximately 60 km north of Saskatoon.
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