Kootenay Lake Hospital in Nelson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

Kootenay Lake Hospital in Nelson. Photo: Bill Metcalfe

COVID-19 outbreak at Kootenay Lake Hospital is over

There were 18 cases and no deaths

A COVID-19 outbreak reported at Nelson’s Kootenay Lake Hospital is over.

Interior Health made the announcement Monday in a news release, stating that there were 18 cases and no deaths connected to the outbreak that began Jan. 1.

The hospital’s third floor had been placed under outbreak precautions and a visitors ban, but those have been lifted.

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