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Visitors on hold as hospital declares COVID-19 outbreak

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Journal staff

Bluewater Health has temporarily paused visiting to the hospital’s inpatient medicine unit after declaring a COVID-19 outbreak, with five patients in the unit testing positive for the virus.

A news release issued this week noted that family and friends can schedule a virtual visit with a loved one in hospital by contacting the unit directly.

The inpatient medicine unit includes both acute and general medicine patients.

Bluewater Health currently has 13 COVID-positive patients in hospital.

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