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COVID-19 outbreak declared in part of St. Joseph's Hospital

It's the fifth COVID outbreak declared in Thunder Bay high-risk settings since Dec. 27
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THUNDER BAY — An outbreak of COVID-19 has been declared in a section of St. Joseph's Hospital.

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit and St. Joseph's Care Group announced the outbreak Wednesday afternoon on 5 South, where geriatric assessment and rehabilitative care are provided.

It's the fifth COVID-19 outbreak declared since Dec. 27 in high-risk settings in Thunder Bay.

The other locations are Pioneer Ridge (Plaza 2), Southbridge Roseview's Heritage unit, Jasper Place (facility-wide), and the Spruce Grove unit of Hogarth Riverview Manor.

An outbreak of RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) was also declared at the Chartwell Thunder Bay retirement residence.



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