COVID-19 outbreak at Coquitlam’s Dufferin Care Centre; outbreak over at Chilliwack General Hospital

FRASER Health on Tuesday declared a COVID-19 outbreak at Dufferin Care Centre in Coquitlam. One resident has tested positive for COVID-19.

Dufferin Care Centre is a long-term care facility that is owned and operated by Retirement Concepts. The resident is currently in self-isolation at their home in long-term care.

Fraser Health said it has worked with the site to support the implementation of enhanced control measures. It is also working with the site to identify anyone who may have been exposed, and is taking steps to protect the health of all staff, residents and families. 

Meanwhile, Fraser Health declared a COVID-19 outbreak over at Chilliwack General Hospital. It said that with the implementation of comprehensive strategies, there is no longer an outbreak at this site.