RVH COVID-19 outbreak update

News release – Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre

Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre (RVH), in collaboration with the Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit, has declared COVID-19 outbreaks on four units.

It is important to note that when a patient tests positive, they are moved to a unit that specializes in caring for COVID patients. All other patients on the unit are isolated, on contact precautions, tested frequently and closely monitored for symptoms as well as caregivers tested and monitored closely. Each unit is closed to visitors and enhanced cleaning protocols are in place.

Current situation – COVID-19 positive cases related to unit outbreaks:

RVH – IOOF

  • 24 patients
  • 14 staff

Surgery 3

  • 3 patients
  • 7 staff

Transitional Care Unit

  • 3 patients
  • 2 staff

Cardiac Renal

  • 4 patients
  • 2 staff

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