Hours later, they said a resident of the George Derby Center, a long-term care facility, had also tested positive.
The two are separate establishments, located on the same care campus.
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Fraser Health said in a statement that there was no evidence at this time that the two outbreaks were linked.
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“The staff member who tested positive for COVID-19 as part of the Derby Manor outbreak announced earlier today did not work at the George Derby Center,” the health authority said.
Fraser Health said the two patients are self-isolating and contact tracing measures are underway.
The health authority’s website says the George Derby Center houses 300 state-subsidized long-term beds, while Derby Manor has 122 residential units.
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