British Columbia’s seniors advocate is set to release a report looking into COVID-19 outbreaks in the province’s long-term care facilities.
Isobel Mackenzie focused her review on more than two dozen of the worst COVID-19 outbreaks in seniors facilities across B.C.
Focus BC: COVID’s long-term impact on long-term care, the safety of indoor religious gatherings
The press conference will be carried live on BC1 and here on the Global BC website at 10 a.m.
Ministry of Health data shows 1,092 long-term care and assisted living residents in B.C. have died from COVID-19.
The review is expected to provide recommendations around staffing levels, testing, living arrangements for residents and building maintenance.
— With files from The Canadian Press
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