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.