20 confirmed cases of coronavirus at the home for the aged in Brampton

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A retirement home for seniors in Brampton confirmed a coronavirus outbreak after 16 residents and four staff members confirmed positive for COVID-19.

Holland Christian Homes says that staff at its Grace Manor facility are now in solitary confinement in their homes and that residents are secluded in their rooms.

In a news release, the home says preventive measures are in place and that all of the usual outbreak control practices are underway. Staff who must be in contact with isolated residents wear personal protective equipment.

The senior agency says that all residents and staff have their temperature checked twice a day and that anyone with respiratory symptoms will be tested for the virus.

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