new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in long-term care homes

May 14, 2020, 8:20 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.

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.

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