There were 10 confirmed cases of COVID-19 related to the outbreak. (File Photo)

COVID outbreak which resulted in Quesnel death declared over

Northern health ordered two reforestation sites closed on May 10

Northern Health has declared a COVID-19 outbreak which resulted in a death over.

Quesnel-based reforestation companies Dewan Enterprise Ltd. and MIKEGROSITE Consulting Ltd. were ordered closed by Northern Health on May 10. Ten confirmed cases of COVID-19 were detected during the outbreak between the two companies.

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“Both employers have met the requirements for reopening, including providing an action plan to bring them into compliance with a COVID-19 safety plan, ensuring there are adequate infection control measures implemented, and a plan for supporting workers who are sick or need to self-isolate,” the declaration from Northern Health (NH) reads.

“NH Public Health, in collaboration with WorkSafeBC, continues to work with both companies to ensure adequate COVID-19 safety plans and control measures are in place to protect the health of workers and the communities in which they operate.”

A full list of public exposures, school exposures and COVID-19 outbreaks within Northern health is available at www.northernhealth.ca/health-topics/public-exposures-and-outbreaks.

READ MORE: Worker dies after COVID-19 outbreak at Quesnel reforestation companies

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