March 12, 2021 – 12:08 PM
The COVID-19 outbreak at a Kamloops long-term care house is now over.
Inside Well being has declared the COVID-19 outbreak at Brocklehurst Gemstone Care Centre over, in keeping with a press launch issued at this time, March 12.
The outbreak was declared on Jan. 13.
The Gemstone Centre had 32 optimistic instances, together with 24 of their residents and eight workers, Inside Well being stated. Two residents died in consequence.
“An outbreak is said over when two incubation intervals, or 28 days, have handed from the final onset of signs in a resident,” Inside Well being stated within the launch.
Gemstone is a privately operated by Trellis Seniors Companies with 130 affected person beds, 5 of that are privately funded.
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