COVID-19 outbreak declared at Meadow Lake Hospital
SASKATOON -- A staff member at Meadow Lake Hospital has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Saskatchewan Health Authority.
The case was linked to community transmission, the health authority said in a news release. No patients have presented with symptoms of COVID-19.
Medical Health Officer Dr. Mandiangu Nsungu declared an outbreak Tuesday evening.
The staff member and their close contacts are on self-isolation and additional contact tracing is underway.
At this time, there are no service disruptions at Meadow Lake Hospital, the health authority says.