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Grand Bay-Westfield special care home residents relocated amid COVID-19 outbreak

COVID-19 outbreak has been declared are doing well, facility staff say.New Brunswick’s Department of Health declared the outbreak at Murray Street Lodge in a release Wednesday, stating that the Provincial Rapid Outbreak Management Team (PROMT) has been sent for support.

New Brunswick records new death and 7 new cases of COVID-19 Murray Street Lodge is licensed for up to 13 residents, but none are actually at the facility Thursday.“In order to isolate properly, sometimes if you have a smaller facility it’s impossible,” says Jan Seely, president of New Brunswick’s Special Care Home Association.“So they’ve all been moved to a new location and are being treated with clinicians and being taken care of with the staff from Murray

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