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COVID-19 outbreak declared at Delta Hospital, 2 patients affected

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B.C. health officials have declared a COVID-19 outbreak at the Delta Hospital.

The outbreak is contained to a single medical unit, and involves two patients, according to Fraser Health.

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The unit has been closed to admissions, and staff have implemented enhanced cleaning and contact tracing protocols, the health authority said.

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It was not immediately clear which unit was affected.

The hospital’s emergency room remained open, and Fraser Health said there was no impact on any other areas of the facility.

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