Two long-term care home COVID-19 outbreaks over in Nanaimo

Four residents at Eden Gardens long-term care home in Nanaimo were infected in an outbreak declared Jan. 5. || Photo via Google Maps
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Island Health has declared two Nanaimo long-term care home COVID-19 outbreaks over.

Four residents at Eden Gardens long-term care home were infected in an outbreak declared Jan. 5, which Island Health said was limited to the facility’s second floor. At least four staff members also caught the virus.

One resident was infected at Kiwanis Village long-term care home, where an outbreak was declared on Jan. 5. At least three staff members were also infected. 

An outbreak at Amica Douglas House long-term care home in Victoria has been declared over by Island Health. No deaths were attributed to any of these facilities.

A COVID-19 outbreak at Dufferin Place long-term care home in Nanaimo, declared Jan. 13, is still listed as active by Island Health.

The health authority declared five new outbreaks at Victoria long-term care homes over the weekend. The affected facilities are: Selkirk Seniors Village Assisted Living, Luther Court long-term care home, The Heights at Mt. View long-term care home, James Bay long-term care home and Royal Jubilee Hospital.

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