long term care deaths

60 per cent of all COVID-19 deaths in Interior Health were long-term care residents

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About 60 per cent of COVID-19 related deaths in the Interior Health region were residents in long-term care, according to Interior Health and data released by the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC). To date, 180 long-term care residents have contracted the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, as …

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More than 40% of Saskatchewan COVID-19 deaths in care home settings

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Cathy Girard says living in a long-term care home where people have COVID-19 is terrifying. “It’s terrifying to everybody,” said the resident of Pioneer Village in Regina, who told Global News she had requested special permission to come outdoors to do a masked and distanced interview on Wednesday. Read …

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2 new COVID-19 deaths at Vancouver long-term care home

2 new COVID-19 deaths at Vancouver long-term care home

The last long-term care home in the Vancouver Coastal Health region with an ongoing COVID-19 outbreak has reported two new deaths. Providence Health Care posted an update Saturday stating that as of noon on Friday it had confirmed three new cases of the virus, along with two new deaths. Read …

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