[The original version of this story appeared on The North Coast Review, a blog based in Prince Rupert that contains “items of interest to those living on the North Coast of BC”.]
It was another sad day for Prince Rupert, with Northern Health confirming that an additional six residents of the Acropolis Manor long term care facility have passed away over the weekend, bringing the death toll over past week to nine.
The news for the community was relayed through an information statement. The three previous deaths took place last week.
Northern Health also updated the information related to the spread of COVID at the facility, noting that 25 residents and 15 staff members have tested positive for the coronavirus.
The Health Authority has also relayed the ongoing enhanced control measures in place at Acropolis. The full statement can be reviewed here.
Our heartfelt condolences to the friends and families of those who have passed.