Another COVID-19 outbreak has been reported in one unit at the Lake of the Woods District Hospital.

Staff say their Infection Control Teams are investigating the origin of the outbreak, and are working in collaboration with the Northwestern Health Unit to ensure effective control strategies.

Due to the outbreak, hospital-wide visitor restrictions have been implemented, with possible exceptions for end of life patients that are determined by the manager of the unit.

This is the third COVID-19 outbreak reported at the Lake of the Woods District Hospital this summer.