Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH), in collaboration with the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, declared a COVID-19 outbreak on the health centre’s Transitional Care Unit on September 1.
Five patients have tested positive for COVID-19 and have been isolated. Enhanced cleaning measures are underway, as well as swabbing of patients and staff. Admissions to the unit are on hold at this time and visitors are not permitted, however, some exceptions may apply. Essential Care Providers are permitted and will receive instruction regarding required Infection Prevention and Control (IPAC) measures.