News release – Georgian Bay General Hospital
Georgian Bay General Hospital (GBGH), in consultation with the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, has officially declared the COVID-19 outbreak over on its 1 North inpatient unit.
The outbreak, originally declared on May 10, included 17 patients who contracted COVID-19 while receiving care at the hospital and 10 staff members.
During the outbreak, only essential visitors were permitted on the unit, but visitation on 1 North is returning to two visitors at a time during the visiting hours of 9:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m.
Admissions to the unit were also restricted during the outbreak, but the unit is resuming admissions.
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