PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. -- Northern Health has declared an end to the COVID-19 outbreak at the Bulkley Valley District Hospital's inpatient unit.

The outbreak was declared on October 19th. Five patients and one staff member tested positive for the virus in association with the outbreak. Sadly, one patient died.

Only one declared COVID-19 outbreak remains in the Northern Health region, at the Peace Villa Meadow House long-term care home in Fort St. John.