92 people tested positive for COVID-19 at Site C during outbreak that’s now been declared over – CTV

Oct. 13, 2021

VANCOUVER – After nearly two months, an outbreak at Site C hydroelectric dam’s worksite has been declared over.
The outbreak was initially declared on Aug. 16 and it ended on Oct. 12, Northern Health said in a news release. No new cases associated with outbreak clusters have been recorded since Sept. 15, the health authority said in a statement.

In total, 92 people tested positive for COVID-19 in connection to the outbreak. All of them have recovered.

This was the second outbreak to be declared at Site C in 2021. A previous outbreak was announced there in April, during the pandemic’s third wave.

BC Hydro has announced several measures to curb the spread of the disease at that site and other workplaces.

Read more: https://bc.ctvnews.ca/92-people-tested-positive-for-covid-19-at-site-c-during-outbreak-that-s-now-been-declared-over-1.5621453

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