A precautionary COVID outbreak was declared at a Prince George hospital

Kathy Brookes

Northern Health has declared a precautionary COVID-19 outbreak at the hospital in Prince George, following lab-confirmed cases of the virus.

The health authority says enhanced outbreak control measures are in place at the University Hospital of Northern B-C, and there is no evidence of ongoing transmission.

A news release says Medical Health Officers have declared a precautionary outbreak related to the Internal Medicine Unit -- and two patients and four staff members have tested positive for COVID-19.

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