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Island Health Medical Staff COVID-19 Updates March 28

Island Health Medical Staff COVID-19 Updates March 28

 

  • Medical Staff Redeployment

 

  • Negative Test Requirement Clarification
    • Provincial Health Officer Dr. Henry reiterated today that mild, non-hospitalized COVID-19 cases are considered recovered if the person is symptom-free for 10 days. Two negative tests within 24 hours are only required for more serious cases. (transcript)

 

  • Provincial Health Officer/BC Government Update
    • There are now 60 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Island Health and 884 in BC. 396 people have fully recovered (news release).
    • B.C. COVID-19 response update (info bulletin).

 

 

If you have any questions, please email MedStaffEngagement@viha.ca