Vancouver Coastal Health confirms three cases of COVID-19 at Lions Gate Hospital

THREE administrative staff members of Lions Gate Hospital have tested positive for COVID-19. They are self-isolating at home and are recovering. They have not worked in clinical areas at Lions Gate Hospital.

Vancouver Coastal Health medical health officers said on Friday they are investigating the source of the transmission and are following up with those staff who may have had close contact with the individuals.

As of today, out of an abundance of caution, Lions Gate Hospital is restricting visitor access to family members only and will be posting signs to notify staff, patients and visitors to the hospital.

The hospital is not restricting patient access to Lions Gate Hospital. Ambulatory patients will be contacted ahead of their appointments for symptom screening.