New coronavirus outbreak declared at Toronto Western Hospital with eight circumstances

A brand new coronavirus outbreak was declared at a Toronto hospital, with eight individuals confirmed to be contaminated to this point.

College Well being Community says that three sufferers and 5 employees members at Toronto Western Hospital have examined optimistic for COVID-19 since Oct. 15.

The outbreak occurred on two items of the final inside medication division – items 8A and 8B – within the hospital’s Fell Pavilion.

An outbreak of COVID-19 is outlined in Ontario as two circumstances detected in any congregate setting inside 14 days the place these circumstances might have been acquired throughout the setting.