Three deaths now linked to Royal Inland Hospital COVID-19 outbreak

Two further deaths have been associated with the outbreak at Kamloops' Royal Inland Hospital.

On Friday afternoon, Interior Health reported three deaths now linked to the outbreak at the hospital, which was declared on Jan. 22.

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On Thursday, the health authority said the outbreak had 10 active cases remaining.

No growth in cases has been reported, and the outbreak stands at 105 cases affecting 69 staff and 36 patients.

The outbreak is one of four in the city, with others at the Highridge Home and Singh House group home, at the Westsyde Care Residences group home and at the Brocklehurst Gemstone Care Centre long-term care home.

Of the six COVID-19-related deaths reported in B.C. on Friday, four occurred in the Interior Health region.

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