LET’S TAKE INVENTORY on COVID-19 in Kamloops. The picture isn’t pretty.
There’s too much talk about blaming staff for supposedly not following protocols and allowing the virus to spread inside the surgery ward.
That’s pure speculation based on nothing; Interior Health and the hospital will do a thorough investigation into causes, though there’s no guarantee it will be released to the public.
Mel Rothenburger is a former mayor of Kamloops, former school board chair, former editor of The Kamloops Daily News, and a current director on the Thompson-Nicola Regional District board. He was awarded the Jack Webster Foundation’s lifetime achievement award in 2011 and was a 2019 Commentator of the Year finalist in the Webster Awards. His editorials are published Monday through Thursdays, and Saturdays on CFJC Today, CFJC Midday and CFJC Evening News. Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org.