The number of COVID-19 outbreaks at retirement homes and other facilities for seniors in Halton Region is climbing.
Today (Nov. 16), the number reached 10 locations with the virus infecting 197 people, mostly residents of the homes or patients at the facility. Since the beginning of October, 18 people have died as a result of these institutional outbreaks.
The hardest hit has been Wyndham Manor, a long-term care home in Oakville, which has had 63 confirmed cases since October 21, up seven since Saturday. Chartwell Waterford, another long-care home in Oakville, has had 58 cases since October 13 including the deaths of seven residents. The Village of Tansley Woods retirement home in Burlington has had 47 cases since October 3 with seven deaths.
New outbreaks confirmed the past few days are at Creek Way Village long-term care home and The Williamsburg retirement home, both in Burlington. A case at Allendale, a long-term care home in Milton, is also being treated as an outbreak.
Here is the latest breakdown of cases at institutions for seniors as reported by Halton Public Health. While most of the cases involve residents, some include staff members and others associated with the particular facility.
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Chartwell Waterford – 58 cases, seven deaths
Post Inn Village – two cases
Trafalgar Lodge – one case
Wyndham Manor – 63 cases, one death
Amica Georgetown – 22 cases, three deaths
Georgetown Hospital Complex Transitional Care Department – two cases
The Village of Tansley Woods – 47 cases, seven deaths
Creek Way Village – case undetermined
The Williamsburg – one case
The Village of Tansley Woods – one case