Coronavirus confirmed at 3rd Metro Vancouver seniors’ home

The novel coronavirus has been confirmed at another Metro Vancouver seniors’ facility, Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) confirmed Wednesday.

The agency said the case involved a resident of the Haro Park Centre independent and assisted living facility in Vancouver’s West End.

“Outbreak control measures have been put in place at Haro Park Centre,” VCH said in a statement.

“Vancouver Coastal Health’s Communicable Disease Control team is working with the staff at Haro Park Centre to identify anyone who may have been exposed and is taking steps to protect the health of all residents and staff.”

VCH said 218 people live at the residence.

VCH said residents are now being monitored for symptoms, and that “standard infection control measures” were in place to protect staff.

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