The health authority announced the outbreaks at Ridge Meadows Hospital and Langley Memorial Hospital on Thursday, before they had been included in a daily update from Henry and Dix. breaks records with 425 new COVID-19 cases; test positivity rate of 3.8%. According to the health authority, the outbreaks at Langley Memorial Hospital and Ridge Meadows Hospital are both contained to single units. Rogers Media uses cookies for personalization, to customize its online advertisements, and for other purposes. is still in a state of emergency after 34 weeks, B.C. Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox. The outbreak is limited to one unit, which is temporarily closed to admissions. An outbreak at the long-term care portion of the facility is ongoing. #BREAKING 3 deaths and 525 cases of #COVID19 bring total count to 19,239 in #BC. Both outbreaks at Ridge Meadows Hospital “have now been declared over,” according to a joint statement by the Ministry of Health and the Office of the Provincial Health Officer on Wednesday, May 20. Fraser Health did not provide any details on the new outbreak at Fellburn Care Centre. It is a priority for CBC to create a website that is accessible to all Canadians including people with visual, hearing, motor and cognitive challenges. The majority of new cases are still in the Vancouver Coastal and Fraser Health regions, which are under a two-week provincial health order. "Fraser Health is working with staff to identify anyone who may have been exposed and is taking steps to protect the health of all staff, residents and families.". {* createAccountButton *}, You may have created a profile with another. Fraser Health is dealing with a COVID outbreak at Ridge Meadows Hospital. A rapid response team in onsite and communication with residents and their families is underway, Fraser Health said. We've sent an email with instructions to create a new password. Of 142 hospitalized, 46 patients in critical care. In addition, Fraser Health has declared an outbreak at Ridge Meadows Hospital after evidence of transmission in a Rehabilitation unit. I understand that I can withdraw my consent at any time. In Langley, one staff member has tested positive. Be the first to know! SURREY (NEWS 1130) — Fraser Health declared COVID-19 outbreaks at two Lower Mainland hospitals Thursday. Information for. UPDATE: On Friday, April 17, the province issued a revision to its COVID-19 numbers from Thursday, April 16 related to long-term care homes. to have an outbreak of COVID-19, with at least five patients in one ward testing positive for the virus, according to the Fraser Health Authority. Rate drops to 71.2% from 71.7 Monday. The health authority said two residents at Fort Langley Seniors Community had tested positive for the coronavirus. Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. By submitting a comment, you accept that CBC has the right to reproduce and publish that comment in whole or in part, in any manner CBC chooses. More COVID-19 restrictions will come if B.C. A coronavirus outbreak of three cases have been confirmed in the acute care unit at Ridge Meadows Hospital, according to the Ministry of Health. tops 5,000 active COVID cases, with 525 identified over last 24 hours, 'Rethink your visit,' Yukon's top doctor says of travel to B.C.