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Outbreak at internal medicine unit declared over

The COVID-19 outbreak in the internal medicine unit at the University Hospital of Northern B.C. has been declared over, Northern Health said Wednesday. First declared on Dec.
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The COVID-19 outbreak in the internal medicine unit at the University Hospital of Northern B.C. has been declared over, Northern Health said Wednesday.

First declared on Dec. 29, 2020, nine patient deaths, 21 patient cases and 12 staff cases were associated with the outbreak. There have been no new lab-confirmed cases related to the outbreak since Jan. 12.

An outbreak declaration remains in place for Jubilee Lodge. It was declared on Dec. 12, and as of Feb. 2, 16 of the 48 residents at the long-term care home who have tested positive have since died while 12 staff have also tested positive.