Fraser Health declares COVID-19 outbreak at Surrey Memorial Hospital

Vancouver is Awesome: Fraser Health has declared a coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak at Surrey Memorial Hospital after evidence of transmission in a medicine unit. Five patients at Surrey Memorial Hospital have tested positive for the virus in this outbreak, explains a news release. The outbreak is limited to one unit, which is temporarily closed to admissions. "Upon declaring the outbreak, Fraser Health immediately implemented precautions, including enhanced cleaning as well as contact tracing to protect the health of all staff, medical staff, and patients," explains the regional health authority. 

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