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COVID-19 outbreak declared at B.C. glass plant, employees given vaccine priority

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COVID-19 outbreak at a Langley glass manufacturer where employees have been given vaccination priority access.Fraser Health said Friday that 44 employees at Vitrum Glass had tested positive, and that contact tracing was underway.

It was not immediately clear when the first cases were detected.On Friday, Global News reported that staff at the facility were being vaccinated against the virus separately from the province’s age-priority vaccine rollout.Fraser Health did not respond to a request for details on Friday, but in a Saturday media release said it “provided COVID-19 immunizations on-site as measures to stop the transmission occurring at the facility.”Asked about the prioritization Friday, Health Minister Adrian Dix said he thought it.

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