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2022-04-05
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Eight people have tested positive for COVID-19 in an outbreak at a mink farm in B.C.’s Fraser Valley, east of Vancouver.

Fraser Health AuthorityIn an indication of how unprecedente?said in a written statement?Sunday?the farm operators and staff?who tested positive are isolating, as are their close contacts.

The statement did not say how the virus was transmitted, but employees are undergoing screening and officials are conducting contract tracingRead more of Megan Ogilvie.?Animals at the farm?are also being tested for the virus.

In the meantime, the mink farm has been ordered to restrict the transport of animal, products and goods from the farmcan operate with up to 30 people per group, the health authority statement said.

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