COVIDoutbreak

A COVID-19 outbreak at Nanaimo Regional General Hospital’s (NRGH) transitional care unit has been declared over by Island Health.
A second resident has tested positive for COVID-19 at Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence in Nanaimo.
Island Health said the outbreak continues to be limited to the transitional care unit.
A COVID-19 outbreak at Tofino General Hospital where six people were infected has been declared over by Island Health.
The outbreak was declared on Aug. 4 after three staff members tested positive — no residents contracted the virus, according to a media release from Island Health.
Three staff members tested positive for the virus.
The case was identified through contact tracing and follow-up testing, according to Island Health.
Island Health has declared the COVID-19 outbreaks over at Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence in Nanaimo and Nanaimo Regional General Hospital (NRGH).
Island Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at the Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence long-term care home in Nanaimo.
One staff member and one patient have tested positive, according to Island Health.

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