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Staff member tests positive for coronavirus at Langley care home

The first outbreak, which began in March and involved a single staff member, was declared over in late April. Google Street View

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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