Vancouver Coastal Health has confirmed that the COVID-19 outbreak at Capilano Care Centre in West Vancouver is now over.
The outbreak was declared on November 9 after two staff members tested positive for COVID-19.
During this outbreak, 76 residents and 66 staff members tested positive for COVID-19.
As many as 26 residents passed away with COVID-19 during the outbreak.
“We appreciate the support of Vancouver Coastal Health, our residents and families and the local community as we worked to control the spread of COVID-19 in the home,” said Dr. Rhonda Collins, Chief Medical Officer, Revera.
Collin assured that the company isn’t letting its guard down.
“We will maintain our vigilance, monitoring residents and screening staff and visitors for symptoms. Staff will continue to wear an appropriate mask and eye protection at all times.
Revera is the process of reaching out to the families of residents to inform them that the outbreak has been declared over.
“Revera will continue to do everything we can to keep our residents and employees safe as we work to prevent the spread of COVID-19 at our long term care homes and retirement residences,” she added.