42 people test positive after COVID-19 outbreak declared at Surrey gym

Nov 13 2020, 7:13 pm

Fraser Health has announced a COVID-19 outbreak at Platinum Athletic Club in Surrey.

According to the health authority, to date, 42 people who recently worked at or attended the fitness centre have tested positive for COVID-19.

In a message on its Facebook page, Platinum Athletic Club said “it has come to our attention that some COVID positive patrons had attended the club while awaiting their test results.”

“Anyone who has attended the fitness centre from October 21 to November 7 must self-isolate for 14 days from last attendance at the site,” notes Fraser Health.

“The site has been inspected by Fraser Health and we are working with the facility to strengthen their COVID-19 mitigation strategies.”

The gym voluntarily closed to the public on November 7 and will remain closed until officials complete contact tracing and conduct follow-up site inspections.

The gym is located at  7653 King George Blvd.

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