A case of COVID-19 has been confirmed at another seniors’ home in B.C.
A staff member at Langley Lodge has tested positive and is self-isolating at home, according to a news release from Fraser Health.
Enhanced control measures have been put in place at the facility, and a Fraser Health SWAT team is on site to help contain any outbreak and talk to residents and families.
Health officials have confirmed cases at 14 long-term care facilities in B.C. so far, and the virus has been confirmed at a 15th privately-operated facility on Vancouver Island.
The largest outbreak is at the Lynn Valley Care Home in North Vancouver, where there have been more than 10 deaths.
The province has banned non-essential visits to seniors’ care homes and banned health-care workers from working at multiple seniors facilities in a continued effort to slow transmission.View link »