First case of COVID-19 reported at long-term care house in Japanese Ontario Well being Unit



Dr. Paul Roumeliotis, chief executive and medical officer of health for the Eastern Ontario Health Unit.

The primary case of COVID-19 at a long-term care facility within the Japanese Ontario Well being Unit was reported Thursday.

Dr. Paul Roumeliotis, chief government and medical officer of well being for the EOHU, mentioned a workers member of the Pinecrest Nursing Dwelling in Plantagenet was in self-isolation after being identified with COVID-19.

Not one of the facility’s 59 residents had examined constructive, Roumeliotis mentioned. Of 61 whole workers members, 58 had already been examined and the opposite checks would quickly be accomplished, he added throughout an internet media briefing.

Roumeliotis mentioned the overall variety of reported circumstances within the unit, which governs well being care within the easternmost part of Ontario, had elevated to 75 as of Thursday. That included 45 circumstances within the United Counties of Prescott-Russell, 16 within the United Counties of Stormont, Russell and Glengarry and 14 within the metropolis of Cornwall.

Of these totals, one case in Prescott-Russell and three in Cornwall have been new since the day past.

Two of the 75 sufferers have been in intensive care items, Roumeliotis mentioned. The well being unit had not but recorded a loss of life attributable to COVID-19, and 36 circumstances have been thought-about resolved.