Coronavirus: Additional death reported at Bobcaygeon, Ont. nursing home, total at 24

An additional coronavirus-related death was reported at a Bobcaygeon, Ont., nursing home Sunday, raising the overall death toll from the outbreak at the long-term care centre to 24.

In a news release, Mary Carr, a spokesperson for Pinecrest Nursing Home, said the latest COVID-19 victim passed away on Saturday.

Twenty-three residents have now died, as well as the spouse of a resident.

Numerous staff members have also tested positive for COVID-19.

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“All staff are wearing full personal protective equipment at all times while on the premises,” Carr said. “This includes masks, gloves, gowns, and face shields.

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