Pacific Rim Constructors Inc. has closed its barracks and ceased project operations.
after 17 positive cases were reported among its H2 workers.
Those who tested positive for COVID-19 have been immediately isolated, away from
the barracks, and are currently receiving medical treatment. With the assistance of DPHSS, Pacific Rim Constructors Inc. is also continuing to rigorously test other employees who have been identified as close contacts to the positive cases.
There have been no further reports of positive cases to date.
Pacific Rim Constructors Inc. will continue to work closely with DPHSS and adhere to their recommended guidance and recommendations.
“The health and safety of all our employees is our top priority and we are taking all precautionary measures to prevent any further spread within our company
and the community,” the company stated in a news release.