COVID-19 outbreak on 4 West declared over

In consultation with Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health, the COVID-19 outbreak on 4 West has been declared over. In total, two patients tested positive. Please note, the outbreaks on 6 West and 7 East continued. If no new cases are reported, the 7 East outbreak will be over Oct. 27. The 6 West outbreak will be over Oct. 28.

The Hospital took several steps to keep the virus from spreading including; putting all the patients in the unit in appropriate additional precautions, COVID testing of all patients in the unit, closing the unit to visitors plus increasing the cleaning being done including frequent cleaning of high touch and high traffic areas. The Hospital will continue its measures to protect patients and staff from COVID. These include making sure everyone in the building is wearing hospital-provided masks.