Together, with the facility administrators, the Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is working to contain a COVID-19 outbreak in a Bobcaygeon long-term care home.
How many staff have been tested? How many confirmed?
Beginning March 20, the day we were advised that COVID-19 was confirmed in three residents in the Pinecrest Nursing Home, symptomatic staff were already off work and were advised to be tested and to self-isolate. To date, we have received test results for 18 symptomatic staff (14 COVID-19 positive and 4 negative), all other results are pending.
The Durham Region Health Department has confirmed two additional deaths related to COVID-19 in the area.
An Oshawa man is facing a dozen charges after allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend and tying her up as well as shooting her with a pellet gun.
With branches currently closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Brock Libraries is reaching out to local families with the launch of new online programming.