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FORT ST. JOHN, B.C – According to BC Hydro, a Site C worker has passed away due to the COVID-19 virus.

Spokesperson, David Conway, confirmed on Monday that the company learned of the death over the weekend. The person worked for a Site C contractor.

“This case was concluded to have been from a community transmission and not the result of an onsite transmission,” says Conway.

“Our deepest sympathies go out to individual’s family, friends and co-workers. Out of respect for the person’s family, we will not provide any further information at this time. “

The site has reported 40 cases since March.

As of Jan. 25th, there are seven active cases, and out of 942 in camp, three workers are currently isolating.

 

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