COVID-19 update for October 5: Three exhibitions in Surrey schools announced

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LATEST NEWS on COVID-19 in British Columbia

3 p.m. – Health officials to share latest figures on COVID-19 in British Columbia

Health officials are expected to update the number of COVID-19 cases, deaths and recoveries in the province.

11:45 a.m. – Fraser Health announces Delta Hospital closed to new patients due to outbreak

Due to an ongoing outbreak at Delta Hospital, the facility will be closed to all new patients. All patients arriving at Delta Hospital will be transported to another Fraser Health hospital for treatment.

The health authority also shared that a staff member at Chartwell Crescent Gardents in South Surrey had tested positive for the virus. An outbreak control team is now on site conducting contact tracing and communicating with families. The staff member is now in segregation at home.

12:00 p.m. – New exposure alerts issued at three Surrey schools

COVID-19 exposure alerts have been issued at three other Surrey schools.

The Surrey School District sent letters to families at Rosemary Heights Elementary and Georges Vanier Elementary schools on Saturday.

Fraser Health reported an exposure on September 23 at GAD Elementary School on 77 Avenue in Surrey on Sunday. It is an independent school.

As of October 2, 315 of the 9,381 cases of COVID-19 in British Columbia had been reported in children under the age of 10, and 543 were between the ages of 10 and 19.

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