COVID-19 outbreak at Kamloops long-term care facility claims second life, IH says

Outbreak claims 2nd life

A COVID-19 outbreak at a Kamloops long-term care facility has claimed a second life.

According to Interior Health, a second resident of Brocklehurst Gemstone Care Centre died over the weekend after contracting COVID-19.

The first death connected to the outbreak was reported last Tuesday. The outbreak was declared on Jan. 13.

The Brocklehurst Gemstone outbreak is at 23 cases — 16 residents and seven staff.

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