COVID outbreak remains for Weyburn hospital, care home

The status of COVID outbreak remains in place for the Weyburn General Hospital and the Weyburn Special Care Home, with three deaths now reported from the virus, according to the Saskatchewan Health Authority on Monday afternoon.

There have been 27 positive COVID cases among residents and staff members of the Weyburn Special Care Home, and there are currently nine active cases.

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At the Weyburn General Hospital, there are currently 17 active cases of patients and staff who have tested positive. The outbreak remains in place at the Weyburn Hospital.

The health care facilities will remain on the “outbreak” list until the Saskatchewan Health Authority can determine the outbreak is over.

The outbreak at the Special Care Home was first declared on Dec. 27, and the hospital outbreak was declared on Dec. 29.