COVID-19 Outbreak

Vancouver Coastal Health declares new COVID-19 outbreak at Lions Gate Hospital – BC

Vancouver Coastal Health declares new COVID-19 outbreak at Lions Gate Hospital - BC

Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) on Friday declared an outbreak of COVID-19 inside one unit of Lions Gate Hospital in North Vancouver. The health authority said an undisclosed amount of patients have tested positive for the virus inside one unit. An adjacent unit has also been placed under enhanced surveillance …

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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Hamilton’s St. Joseph’s Hospital – Hamilton

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St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton has declared a COVID-19 outbreak in a unit at its Charlton campus. St. Joe’s says three health care workers on the CTU Central unit have tested positive for COVID-19 and three additional health care workers from the unit have also tested positive, but acquired the …

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3 Lower Mainland schools closed for 2 weeks after COVID-19 transmission found

3 Lower Mainland schools closed for 2 weeks after COVID-19 transmission found

Three schools in the Fraser Health region have been told to close over concerns of COVID-19 transmission. Fraser Health said it’s advised Cambridge Elementary School in Surrey to close for two weeks after an outbreak there. This is the first school outbreak declared in the Lower Mainland and the …

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Coronavirus: Second resident death reported at Fairhaven long-term care in Peterborough – Peterborough

Coronavirus: Second resident death reported at Fairhaven long-term care in Peterborough - Peterborough

Peterborough Public Health reports a second resident at Fairhaven long-term care in Peterborough has died due to COVID-19, the second death this week at the facility. The resident died on Wednesday evening, according to Fairhaven executive director Lionel Towns. It’s the fourth overall COVID-19-related death for the health unit …

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3 London, Ont., firefighters test positive for coronavirus – London

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The London Fire Department (LFD) says three firefights have tested positive for the coronavirus. In a statement issued Sunday, the LFD says the Middlesex-London Health Unit has declared this to be a workplace outbreak. The LFD also said any firefighters who were working during that time and were in …

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Coronavirus: Interior Health declares outbreak after recent gathering at Okanagan resort

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Another community outbreak has been declared in the Central Okanagan following a recent gathering at a resort near West Kelowna. According to Interior Health, seven people who attended a ‘multi-household rental event’ at La Casa Cottage Resort between Oct. 23-26 have tested positive for COVID-19. The health authority says the …

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Coronavirus outbreak hits 15th floor of Montreal General Hospital for 2nd time – Montreal

Coronavirus outbreak hits 15th floor of Montreal General Hospital for 2nd time - Montreal

The Montreal General Hospital is dealing with an outbreak of the novel coronavirus in one of its units, leading to seven people testing positive for the virus. The McGill University Health Centre (MUHC), the network that oversees the hospital, said in a statement Tuesday night that admissions to the …

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Concerns over quality of care amid COVID-19 outbreak at Manoir-Notre Dame in Moncton – New Brunswick

Concerns over quality of care amid COVID-19 outbreak at Manoir-Notre Dame in Moncton - New Brunswick

Some families are upset over the level of care their loved ones have been receiving while under quarantine at Manoir Notre-Dame nursing home in Moncton. Carol Brun of Dieppe said her father is a resident at the senior care home, which is still under lockdown following an outbreak of …

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Teachers from Scarborough school refuse to work after 11 coronavirus cases detected – Toronto

Teachers from Scarborough school refuse to work after 11 coronavirus cases detected - Toronto

The Toronto District School Board says teachers have engaged in a work stoppage on Monday after a confirmed coronavirus outbreak at a Scarborough elementary school, leaving almost 200 students without teachers. Glamorgan Junior Public School currently has nine staff members and two students who have tested positive for the …

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Two new COVID-19 cases in N.S. on Monday, 3 cases under investigation – Halifax

Two new COVID-19 cases in N.S. on Monday, 3 cases under investigation - Halifax

Nova Scotia reported two new cases of the coronavirus on Monday and says 15 cases remain active in the province. One of the new cases is related to travel outside of the Atlantic bubble and the individual is self-isolating. The second case is related to two cases reported on …

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