Public Service Announcement: new confirmed case of COVID-19 in long-term care employee, outbreak declared at St. Gabriel Villa

May 2, 2020, noon  – Public Health Sudbury & Districts is reporting an outbreak of COVID-19 at St. Gabriel Villa long-term care home after a case of COVID-19 was confirmed in an employee of the home. The individual was tested as part of the ongoing targeted surveillance of long-term care homes across the province.

Details of confirmed case(s)

Case numberAgeGenderExposure categoryStatusTested (dd/mm/yy)Area
Case #5950sFemaleNo travel and no contact with a known case (unknown exposure)Self-isolating28/04/2020Greater Sudbury

Status of active COVID-19 outbreaks in facilities

Facility typeNumber of facilities affectedStatusCases among residents or patients

(*includes deaths)
Deaths among residents or patientsCases among staffTotal cases**
Long-term care home4Active4*1711

**Total number of cases reported as part of COVID-19 outbreaks.

Updates about COVID-19 testing, confirmed cases, and outbreaks in Greater Sudbury, the District of Sudbury, and the District of Manitoulin are posted online.

If you think you may have COVID-19 symptoms or have been in close contact with someone who has it, first self-isolate, then contact an assessment centre or use the online self-assessment tool to see if you need to seek further care.

For more information on self-isolation, self-assessment, and assessment centres visit phsd.ca/COVID-19 or call Public Health Sudbury & Districts at 705.522.9200 (toll-free 1.866.522.9200).

Visit Ontario’s website to learn more about the province’s response to COVID-19.

This item was last modified on May 2, 2020