The novel coronavirus outbreak at a Bobcaygeon, Ont., nursing home has claimed the lives of another two residents, officials said Saturday.
In a news release issued April 4, Pinecrest Nursing Home said two of its residents died of COVID-19 on Friday.
The outbreak at the 65-bed long-term care facility was first declared in mid-March.
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According to the release, the total number of COVID-19-related deaths at the facility now stands at 22.
The spouse of one of the residents also died as a result of the outbreak.
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“This is an especially trying time for all of us who are part of the Pinecrest community and we are all affected by this loss,” the release read.
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Earlier in the week the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit said at least two dozen staff had tested positive for COVID-19.
According to the statement,