Fourth COVID outbreak declared at Kingston General Hospital

A sign fro the Emergency department at Kingston General Hospital (KGH) in Kingston, Ontario on Saturday, January 16, 2021, as the COVID-19 pandemic continues across Canada and around the world. THE CANADIAN PRESS IMAGES/Lars Hagberg

Another COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Kingston General Hospital, this time on the Connell 3 unit.

Two patients and one staff tested positive for the virus, Kingston Health Sciences Centre said Thursday.

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KHSC said the unit is under visitor restrictions with only essential visitors permitted inside.

This comes as the hospital deals with outbreaks in the Connell 9 and 10 units as well as Kidd 7.

Public Health has been notified, and patients, visitors and staff are also being contacted.

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