Public Service Announcement: new confirmed case of COVID-19 in long-term care employee, outbreak declared at St. Gabriel VillaIssued: Saturday, May 2, 2020
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 number||Age||Gender||Exposure category||Status||Tested (dd/mm/yy)||Area|
|Case #59||50s||Female||No travel and no contact with a known case (unknown exposure)||Self-isolating||28/04/2020||Greater Sudbury|
Status of active COVID-19 outbreaks in facilities
|Facility type||Number of facilities affected||Status||Cases among residents or patients|
|Deaths among residents or patients||Cases among staff||Total cases**|
|Long-term care home||4||Active||4*||1||7||11|
**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.