The announced COVID-19 outbreak has been declared over at the Heights at Mt. View care home in Saanich. (Photo courtesy of Google Streetview)

The announced COVID-19 outbreak has been declared over at the Heights at Mt. View care home in Saanich. (Photo courtesy of Google Streetview)

COVID-19 outbreak over at Saanich care home, new one declared in Nanaimo

Three resident cases are associated with the new outbreak

Island Health declared a Saanich long-term care home’s COVID-19 outbreak over on Monday, while a new one was issued in Nanaimo.

The Heights at Mt. View outbreak, which included one resident and one staff case, is now over.

In Nanaimo, three resident cases prompted an outbreak at the Chartwell Malaspina Care Residence. Only the care home’s Sandpiper unit is affected at this time. Outbreak protocols have been implemented at the site.

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