Outbreak declared at Cambridge Memorial Hospital

By Brent Cater

In a release to the media,Cambridge Memorial Hospital said they have officially declared a COVID-19 outbreak in the Medicine B Inpatient Unit (Wing C, level 4). 

The hospital said the outbreak is currently limited to two patients. 

Any staff working in the unit are being required to have a negative rapid antigen test daily. 

A number of precautions have been put in place for safety including swabbing and testing of non-infected patients every three days, extra cleaning and restricting visitors to the unit except in end-of-life situations. 

If no new cases arise the outbreak could be declared over by October 13th. 

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