Front Burner

Inside the COVID-19 'mayhem' at B.C.'s Lynn Valley Care Centre

An inside look at what happened at the Lynn Valley Care Centre in North Vancouver, B.C., as coronavirus took hold, spread and started claiming lives.
North Vancouver's Lynn Valley Care Centre has become the face of the battle against COVID-19 in Canada's long-term care homes. (Maggie MacPherson/CBC)
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The majority of B.C's 14 deaths related to COVID-19 have been from one place: the Lynn Valley Care Centre. As of Wednesday, 42 residents and 21 health care workers have tested positive for the illness and 11 people had died. Today on Front Burner, CBC Vancouver senior reporter Jason Proctor helps us understand how the outbreak there happened, and what impact it might have on other long-term care homes in the region.

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