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Two Additional Deaths Reported At Caressant Care McLaughlin In Lindsay

KAWARTHA LAKES- Two additional residents have died of Coronavirus at Caressant Care on McLaughlin Road in Lindsay.

“Unfortunately we have to report two new resident deaths. Our hearts go out to those affected.” Stuart Oakley, Caressant Care told Kawartha 411 News today. “On a positive note, all residents that were swabbed Tuesday have come back negative.”

There is also one new positive staff case of the virus being reported today.  They currently have four active resident cases (no new) and four active staff cases. (one new)

This is the first new case and additional deaths reported in a number of days.

An outbreak was declared at the facility on January 9th. To date, there have been more than 60 cases of Coronavirus linked to the home. The death toll now stands at 16.

A number of residents have been vaccinated over the last few weeks.

 

 

Pamela Vanmeerhttps://www.kawartha411.ca/
Pamela VanMeer is a two time winner of the prestigious Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Award. Her investigative reports on abuse in Long Term Care Homes garnered international attention for the issue and won the Ron Laidlaw Award. She is a former reporter and anchor at CHEX News, now Global Peterborough and helped launch the New CHEX Daily, a daily half hour talk show. While at CHCH News in Hamilton she covered some of the biggest news stories of the day.

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