A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at the Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster, BC.
Fraser Health said there was evidence of contamination at a pharmaceutical unit Friday evening.
The health authority said five patients tested positive for the virus in the outbreak.
Authorities say the outbreak is currently limited to the only medical unit that is closed to new admissions. The hospital’s emergency room remains open.
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Fraser Health says no other area of the hospital was affected by this outbreak.
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