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Canada New COVID-19 outbreak at Ottawa retirement home as cases hit 122

09:15  30 march  2020
09:15  30 march  2020 Source:   cbc.ca

COVID-19: B.C. health officials announce 77 new cases of COVID-19

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There are now 75 confirmed COVID - 19 cases in Ottawa including a resident at an Orléans retirement home , the city's public health agency said Friday All other residents at the Promenade retirement home in Orléans have been placed in isolation, and staff are donning personal protective equipment

OTTAWA -- Sixteen new cases of COVID - 19 have been confirmed in Ottawa . Ottawa Public Health provided no other details about the cases in an The retirement home has implemented outbreak management and OPH is connecting with close contacts." All residents at Maplewood Retirement

a sign in front of a building: Ottawa Public Health announced on Sunday, March 29, that they were investigating an outbreak of COVID-19 at the Maplewood Retirement Community. It's the second reported outbreak at a retirement home in the city. © Patrick Louiseize/Radio-Canada Ottawa Public Health announced on Sunday, March 29, that they were investigating an outbreak of COVID-19 at the Maplewood Retirement Community. It's the second reported outbreak at a retirement home in the city.

Ottawa public health officials have confirmed 16 new cases of COVID-19 in the city, including a second outbreak at a retirement home.

Dr. Vera Etches, the city's medical officer of health, said in an update Sunday afternoon that Ottawa Public Health was investigating an outbreak of the respiratory illness at the Maplewood Retirement Community.

The Industrial Avenue retirement home is the second in the city to have a confirmed case of COVID-19, after a resident at the Promenade retirement home in Orléans fell ill last week.

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As the number of COVID - 19 cases in Ontario doubles roughly every four days, Ottawa Public Health is urging everyone to continue to practise physical LISTEN: The latest from Vera Etches on COVID - 19 in Ottawa . Physical distancing means avoiding non-essential trips out , working from home and

All residents at the home are now in self-isolation, Etches said, and staff have been urged to wear masks when entering the building.

The city's fire department also has its first case of COVID-19 after an employee recently fell ill, said John Sobey, president of the Ottawa Professional Firefighters Association.

While Ottawa Fire Services hasn't seen a reduction in staffing, Sobey said his union has been in talks with the fire chief's office to determine a plan should more firefighters require time off.

Sobey told Radio-Canada Sunday that crews have been "diligent" in ensuring stations, vehicles, and firefighting equipment are all disinfected and ready for use.

The new numbers announced Sunday bring the total of confirmed cases in the national capital to 122.

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.

Ontario has 211 new cases of COVID - 19 as of Sunday morning — including two deaths that haven't been confirmed in labs. As the number of COVID - 19 cases in Ontario doubles roughly every four days, Ottawa Public Health (OPH) is urging everyone to continue to practise physical distancing and

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a tree in front of a house: Three residents and one staff member at the Almonte Country Haven, a retirement home in Almonte, Ont., have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the local health unit. © Patrick Louiseize/Radio-Canada Three residents and one staff member at the Almonte Country Haven, a retirement home in Almonte, Ont., have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the local health unit.

Elsewhere in the region

Just outside the city, three residents and one staff member at the Almonte Country Haven, a retirement home in Almonte, Ont., have also tested positive for COVID-19.

A post on the retirement home's Facebook page said that staff had made the "difficult decision to isolate every resident to their room" to halt the spread of the coronavirus.

The four cases are among 15 that have been confirmed in the region in the past few days, according to the Leeds, Grenville and Lanark District Health Unit.

Ontario's health ministry was reporting 211 new cases of COVID-19 Sunday, bringing the provincial total to 1,355.

In the Outaouais, meanwhile, public health officials also confirmed two new cases Sunday, bringing the total there to 28.

As of Sunday, Quebec had 2,840 confirmed cases of COVID-19, including 22 deaths.

COVID-19: Three more deaths, 29 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed cases in B.C. on Saturday .
COVID-19: Three more deaths, 29 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed cases in B.C. on SaturdayProvincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry said that brings the total to 1,203 confirmed cases of COVID-19.

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