Abbotsford, B.C., care home COVID-19 outbreak grows to 107 people

An Abbotsford care home now has 107 people, staff and residents, affected with COVID-19. File / Global News

The number of people at an Abbotsford care home that have been infected with COVID-19 has grown from 101 to 107.

Tabor Home now has 63 residents and 44 staff in total with COVID-19 and two people have died from the virus, the care home confirmed.

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However, some people who previously tested positive have already made a full recovery.

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The care home said Thursday they are taking many preventative measures to help stop the spread of the virus including twice-daily screening of tenants, enhanced daily cleaning practices, maintaining two metres distance in dining rooms, staggered meal times and cancellation of group activities and client gatherings.

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There are also restrictions on visitors and more screening measures for essential visitors.

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Staff are also being grouped together to avoid working with different people each shift and are being screened for signs of the virus twice a day, the care home confirmed.

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