COVID outbreak declared at Gateby care facility in Vernon

COVID outbreak at Gateby

A new COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at Vernon's Gateby care facility.

Interior Health lists the outbreak as of Wednesday, affecting the third floor of the long-term care facility.

The number of affected patients was not disclosed.

Meanwhile, an outbreak declared Sept. 14 continues at Pleasant Valley Manor in Armstrong.

That outbreak affects 22 residents.

earlier this week, IH confirmed that one person had died from COVID-19 in an outbreak at the Polson Special Care Unit in Vernon.

That outbreak resulted in 12 cases of COVID-19, one hospitalization and one death.

The outbreak was declared over last Saturday.

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