Public Service Announcement: new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in long-term care homesIssued: Thursday, May 14, 2020
May 14, 2020, 8:15 p.m. – Public Health Sudbury & Districts is reporting outbreaks of COVID-19 at two long-term care homes after cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in one employee at Manitoulin Lodge and in one employee and one resident at Elizabeth Centre. The individuals were tested as part of 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 #62||<19||Not specified||No travel and no contact with a known case (unknown exposure)||Self-isolating||11/05/2020||Greater Sudbury|
|Case #63||70s||Female||No travel and no contact with a known case (unknown exposure)||Other institution||11/05/2020||Greater Sudbury|
|Case #64||50s||Female||No travel and no contact with a known case (unknown exposure)||Self-isolating||12/05/2020||Manitoulin District|
Status of COVID-19 outbreaks in facilities
|Outbreak status||Facility type||Number of facilities affected||Cases among residents or patients|
|Deaths among residents or patients||Cases among staff||Total cases|
|Active||Long-term care home||5||2||0||4||6|
|Resolved||Long-term care home||3||4||1||6||10|
Previously reported outbreaks at Pioneer Manor and Extendicare York were declared over on May 12, 2020.
*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.