FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – B.C. Hydro is confirming a new positive case of COVID-19 at the Site C work camp.

According to Hydro, they were notified over the long weekend that a contract worker staying in the worker accommodation tested positive.

This is the third confirmed case of COVID-19 on the Site C Project to date.

Under the direction of health officials, Hydro says all contact tracing has been completed and one additional worker has been asked to isolate.

There is a low risk of transmission and the worker is being cared for by the on-site health clinic, which has the trained staff, facilities and supplies required to provide health care to workers in isolation or quarantine.

The worker will remain quarantined until medically cleared to leave.