Five dead, 38 infected in second coronavirus outbreak at Langley, B.C., care home

Health officials are working to contain a resurgent novel coronavirus outbreak at a Langley residential care home that has claimed five lives.

It is the second outbreak to be recorded at the Langley Lodge.

The first outbreak, which began in March and involved a single staff member, was declared over in late April.

On April 29, a new outbreak was declared and has grown to 38 cases, including at least five staff members, in addition to the fatalities. There are 139 beds at the facility.

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Ten of the 15 new cases recorded in B.C. on Thursday and seven of the new cases on Friday were associated with the facility.

0:41B.C. officials announce 15 new COVID-19 infections

B.C. officials announce 15 new COVID-19 infections

Fraser Health chief medical health officer Dr. Martin Lavoie said officials have determined the second outbreak originated with a staff member.

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