COVID-19 cluster at Kitimat LNG site climbs to 52 cases

Virus cluster at LNG site

Northern Health is reporting more COVID-19 cases at the LNG Canada work site in Kitimat.

The health authority said Tuesday nine more workers have tested positive for the virus since an outbreak was declared on Nov. 19.

That brings the total to 52 cases, including eight that are currently active.

Two people are self-isolating at the camp, while the others are isolating in their home communities, Northern Health said.

There have been 44 recoveries from the outbreak.

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