Peel Public Health

Coronavirus: Peel Region seeing ‘holiday surge at worst time,’ says public health – Toronto

Coronavirus: Peel Region seeing ‘holiday surge at worst time,’ says public health - Toronto

Peel Public Health says Brampton and the region of Peel as a whole is experiencing a COVID-19 “holiday [case] surge at the worst time.” Dr. Lawrence Loh, Peel Medical Officer of Health, said Brampton’s test positivity rate is at 17.4 per cent this week, up from 16.9 per cent …

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Burlington hospital managing COVID-19 outbreak at Mississauga long-term care home

Burlington hospital managing COVID-19 outbreak at Mississauga long-term care home

Burlington’s Joseph Brant Hospital (JBH) has temporarily taken over management of a Mississauga long-term care (LTC) home in the midst of a COVID-19 outbreak that has claimed 18 lives. Ontario’s Ministry of Long-Term Care issued a mandatory management order on Wednesday for Tyndall Seniors Village on Eglinton East Avenue …

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Peel Public Health imposes stricter coronavirus restrictions after province puts region in red zone – Toronto

Peel Public Health imposes stricter coronavirus restrictions after province puts region in red zone - Toronto

Peel Region is implementing stricter coronavirus-related restrictions after some were eased by the province. Most of Ontario’s hot spots had less stringent health measures on Saturday according to the terms of the tiered assessment system that classifies regions as red, orange, yellow or green. Health restrictions in red zones …

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16 Peel Region residents given negative coronavirus test results despite being positive

16 Peel Region residents given negative coronavirus test results despite being positive

The top public health official for the Region of Peel is apologizing after 16 people were mistakenly issued negative coronavirus test results despite testing positive for COVID-19. In a statement Thursday night, interim medical officer of health Lawrence Loh said he learned the letters were accidentally mailed earlier in the …

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Coronavirus: Peel Region reports 1st COVID-19-related death – Toronto

Coronavirus: Peel Region reports 1st COVID-19-related death - Toronto

Peel Region has reported its first death related to the novel coronavirus, involving a Brampton man in his 70s with underlying health conditions. Officials said he was being treated at Brampton Civic Hospital. “Peel Public Health extends our deepest condolences to the family,” Dr. Lawrence Loh, Peel’s interim medical officer …

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