“The unit undergoes a thorough cleaning and remains a safe and suitable place for patients to continue to be treated,” AHS said in a statement.
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Contact tracing is ongoing, the health authority said, and all patients and staff have been offered a COVID-19 test.
“The situation is closely monitored and reviewed by many healthcare professionals, and patients and staff on the unit are regularly examined for symptoms and signs related to COVID-19,” AHS said.
“We have also increased our symptom screening and infection prevention and control measures on the unit to ensure the continued safety of all patients and staff.”
The center remains open.
“It is a safe and appropriate facility to receive emergency procedures and scheduled care,” AHS said.
Depending on the province, outbreaks are declared when there are two or more cases of COVID-19 in long-term care facilities or when cases in other facilities reach five.
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