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Canada Calgary woman in her 80s dies from COVID-19 at long-term care facility

00:02  25 march  2020
00:02  25 march  2020 Source:   edmontonjournal.com

Coronavirus outbreak at Bobcaygeon, Ont., nursing home much worse than reported: doctor

  Coronavirus outbreak at Bobcaygeon, Ont., nursing home much worse than reported: doctor A letter from Dr. Jeremy Jones states there may be an additional 28 unconfirmed cases at the nursing home.The letter, which has been shared several times on social media, says there are 20 other residents as well as eight other staff members that have symptoms but have not been tested.

A man in his 80 s , who had underlying health conditions, is Canada’s first death linked to COVID - 19 .

— Health officials in Springfield announced Monday evening that a woman in her 80 s has died from coronavirus COVID - 19 , marking the first death from Springfield-Greene County Health Department said the woman was one of four patients from an assisted living facility in the area and was being

a woman in a red shirt: Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta's chief medical officer of health, gives an update on the COVID-19 testing regimen and the provincial health response to the ongoing global pandemic at the Alberta Legislature in Edmonton, on Monday, March 23, 2020. © Ian Kucerak Dr. Deena Hinshaw, Alberta's chief medical officer of health, gives an update on the COVID-19 testing regimen and the provincial health response to the ongoing global pandemic at the Alberta Legislature in Edmonton, on Monday, March 23, 2020.

A Calgary women in her 80s is Alberta’s second COVID-19 death, chief medical officer of health Dr. Deena Hinshaw said at her daily update Tuesday.

The woman lived in a longterm care facility. A staff member and two residents have tested positive for COVID-19 and 11 others are showing symptoms.

Hinshaw said there are 57 new cases, bringing the provincial total to 358, including 28 cases of community transmissions.

Vancouver's Haro Park Centre COVID-19 cases spike to 55

  Vancouver's Haro Park Centre COVID-19 cases spike to 55 A 154-resident care home in Vancouver's West End has nearly surpassed the Lynn Valley Care Centre's confirmed COVID-19 cases, making it among the worst outbreaks in B.C. The number of cases at Haro Park Centre spiked on Wednesday, according to provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry, rising to 28 infected residents and 27 staff members with confirmed cases of the virus. As of Tuesday, Lynn Valley Care Centre in North Vancouver was associated with 63 cases — 42 among residents and 21 among staff.The spread of the outbreak in the Lynn Valley facility appears to have ebbed, with no new cases recorded on Wednesday, but it remains the deadliest in the country.

The woman is in isolation at Vancouver General Hospital’s intensive care unit. The woman had underlying medical conditions before A Vancouver woman in her 80 s who recently returned from India and Hong Kong is in critical condition after contracting COVID - 19 .

Information for Healthcare Providers: COVID - 19 and Pregnant Women . Preventing COVID - 19 from spreading. Disposition of Non-Hospitalized Patients with COVID - 19 . Interim Guidance for Healthcare Facilities . Long - term Care Facilities , Nursing Homes.

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'We feel the hurt': 3 dead at Toronto long-term care home hit by COVID-19 outbreak .
Three residents of an east-end Toronto long-term care home died Thursday morning after an outbreak of COVID-19. The residents, all in their late 80s, had been sick for "a number of weeks," according to St. Clair O'Connor Community CEO Mary Hoare. The residents, all in their late 80s, had been sick for "a number of weeks," according to St. Clair O'Connor Community CEO Mary Hoare.

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