Fraser Health was involved in cases of COVID-19 among staff of the BC Sheriff Services at the Surrey Courthouse. All cases have been interviewed and close contacts have been directly notified and required to self-isolate. There is no clear evidence of transmission of COVID-19 at the Surrey Courthouse. In light of the information from Fraser Health, the Surrey Provincial Court will be open.
Fraser Health has confirmed there is no outbreak at the Abbotsford Courthouse. Contact tracing is complete and all close contacts have been directly notified and required to self-isolate. Self-monitoring letters have been issued to all staff in the BC Sheriff Service department at the Abbotsford Courthouse. Fraser Health is confident that the situation has been managed appropriately and that all measures have been taken to ensure that transmission is controlled. The Abbotsford Provincial Court will also be open.
To read more about this update, see the November 29, 2020 announcement.