Coronavirus outbreak declared at Langley Memorial Hospital

Aug 25 2020, 1:21 pm

Langley Memorial Hospital is the site of the latest coronavirus outbreak in the Fraser Health region, according to health officials.

On its website, Fraser Health has now listed the hospital – located at 22051 Fraser Highway – as the latest location on its list of outbreaks.

The update comes after BC health officials said on Monday that 269 new coronavirus cases have been confirmed in the province since Friday.

During a press conference, Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said this includes 109 new cases between Friday and Saturday, 81 new cases between Saturday and Sunday, and 79 new cases between Sunday and Monday.

By specific health region, Henry said this equates to 1,651 known cases in Vancouver Coastal Health, 2,739 in Fraser Health, 166 on Vancouver Island, 425 in Interior Health, 127 in Northern Health, and 76 from those who reside outside the province.

Monday’s figures brought the total number of recorded cases in the province to 5,184.

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