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Three Site C workers test positive for COVID-19

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Three Site C workers test positive for COVID-19
BC Hydro - Three Site C Dam workers have tested positive for COVID-19. Health officials note the cases did not originate at the site.

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Three Site C dam workers have tested positive for COVID-19, BC Hydro announced this month.

However, health officials have confirmed that none of the cases originated at the site.

According to BC Hydro, the first worker has not been to the site since being exposed and testing positive. The second worker returned to work for two days last week after being exposed off site and later tested positive upon returning home. Both workers are currently isolating at home.

A third worker developed symptoms two days after arriving at the site last week and subsequently tested positive. This case is unrelated to the other two cases and this third worker remains isolated at camp under the care of the onsite medical clinic.

Officials stated contact tracing at the site near Fort St. John has finished and two workers have been isolated as a precautionary measure.

Health officials confirmed that these three new cases are unrelated to the two cases that were announced on Oct. 15.

In total, seven of the 1,575 workers on site have been isolated.

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