The COVID-19 outbreak at Craigdarroch long-term care home has been declared over by Island Health on Tuesday morning.

In total, two staff members tested positive for COVID-19 and there were no deaths related to this outbreak.

Starting May 5th, social visits, admissions and transfers, and congregate dining will resume at Craigdarroch Care Home.

COVID-19 protocols will still be in place, including diligent infection prevention measures and appropriate use of personal protective equipment.

“The team at Craigdarroch Care Home is to be commended for their exceptional work ensuring the outbreak did not spread further and continuing to provide high-quality care under challenging circumstances,” said Island Health in a statement declaring the outbreak over.

On Tuesday, BC health officials said there were currently 8 outbreaks in long-term care and assisted-living facilities and 7 outbreaks in acute-care facilities.

As of this publication, there are no remaining outbreaks on Vancouver Island.

On Monday, the outbreak at Mount St. Mary Hospital, which took the life of one resident, was declared over.

There are currently 203 active cases in the Island Health region.

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