Outbreak

Coronavirus outbreak declared at Sarnia Jail after 4 staff members test positive – London

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Lambton Public Health (LPH) has declared a coronavirus outbreak at Sarnia Jail. In a statement issued Saturday morning, LPH said they’re investigating after four staff members at the jail tested positive for COVID-19. Read more: London, Ont., jail poorly prepared for potential COVID-19 outbreak: inmate lawyer, employee rep “The …

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3 die amid sweeping COVID-19 at long-term care home in Saskatchewan

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Three people who tested positive amid a COVID-19 outbreak at a care home in Wakaw, Sask. have died. Wayne Nogier, interim CEO of Lakeview Pioneer Lodge, said almost all residents and many staff members have been infected. The health ministry confirmed 43 of 44 residents are infected, while 19 …

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Family seeks answers in new COVID-19 outbreak at Parkland Saint John Tucker Hall – New Brunswick

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A Saint John woman is hoping COVID-19 case numbers will stabilize soon at the long-term care facility where her parents live. Susan O’Dell-Ring said Jack and Dianne O’Dell, both 79-years-old, are right in the heart of the outbreak at Parkland Saint John’s Tucker Hall. Another family member lives there, …

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Coronavirus outbreak declared at Kemptville Retirement Living

Coronavirus outbreak declared at Kemptville Retirement Living

The Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit has declared a COVID-19 outbreak at a Kemptville retirement home. According to the health unit, a staff member at Kemptville Retirement Living has tested positive for the coronavirus. Read more: One-third of Ontario’s long-term care homes experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks Public health …

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COVID-19: Cases surpass 400 for Peterborough, health unit to hold online Q&A on vaccine rollout – Peterborough

COVID-19: Cases surpass 400 for Peterborough, health unit to hold online Q&A on vaccine rollout - Peterborough

Peterborough Public Health reports seven new cases of COVID-19 on Wednesday afternoon as the region surpasses 400 cases since the pandemic was declared. The new cases push the overall total to 406 for the health unit’s jurisdiction of Peterborough, Peterborough County, Hiawatha First Nation and Curve Lake First Nation. …

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New COVID-19 cases at Saint John long-term care facility already under outbreak protocol – New Brunswick

New COVID-19 cases at Saint John long-term care facility already under outbreak protocol - New Brunswick

Two new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at a long-term care facility in Saint John already dealing with an outbreak. In an update posted on its website, Shannex, the owners of Parkland Saint John, said one employee and one resident at its Tucker Hall location tested positive this …

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COVID-19: Peterborough Public Health reports 3 new cases, 4 ongoing outbreaks – Peterborough

COVID-19: Peterborough Public Health reports 3 new cases, 4 ongoing outbreaks - Peterborough

Peterborough Public Health reports three new cases of the novel coronavirus on Monday. The new cases puts the overall total at 389 since the pandemic was declared in March. There are now 88 active cases. As well, there were 10 cases declared resolved, increasing the overall total to 296 …

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Surrey high school notches 50 COVID-19 cases across 5 classes

Surrey high school notches 50 COVID-19 cases across 5 classes

A Surrey high school is notifying parents of an alarming number of Covid-19 cases that required affected individuals in the school to self-isolate over the winter break. In a letter obtained by Global News that was sent to parents on January 3, Superintendent of Schools Dr. Jordan Tinney advises …

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COVID-19 outbreaks declared at care homes in Surrey, Port Coquitlam and Qualicum Beach

COVID-19 outbreaks declared at care homes in Surrey, Port Coquitlam and Qualicum Beach

COVID-19 outbreaks have been declared in three new B.C. care homes. Fraser Health said Saturday that two residents at Fleetwood Villa assisted living in Surrey and three residents at Port Coquitlam’s Nicola Lodge long-term care home had tested positive for the new coronavirus. This is the second time an …

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Lethbridge shelter working to keep guests safe during COVID-19 outbreak – Lethbridge

Lethbridge shelter working to keep guests safe during COVID-19 outbreak - Lethbridge

Alberta Health declared a COVID-19 outbreak at the Lethbridge Shelter and Resource Centre on Nov. 26. As of Thursday, the province says there have been 27 cases linked to the facility, 14 of which are currently active. The shelter, operated by Alpha House, has instated a variety of COVID-19 …

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