A new case of COVID-19 in the area of Peterborough on Saturday


A new case of COVID-19 has been reported Saturday in Peterborough and in the region, bringing the total to 92.

Peterborough Public Health reported three active cases, with approximately 12 300 people tested, and 87 cases resolved. There have been two deaths.

At the present time, there is no outbreak in the nursing homes long-term care in the region.

Individuals with symptoms can be tested through the regional assessment centre, the health Centre of Peterborough, which works every day from 9 h to 17 h. Call 705-876-5086 to make an appointment for you.

For people without symptoms who want to get tested, a clinic for the drive-thru of the civic Centre the Kinsmen of Sherbrooke street and the promenade medical works during the week from 9 h to 16 h 30 at least until 19 June.

No appointment is necessary, but a health card in Ontario is required.

The clinical day in the county also continues next week.

A clinic is held on Mondays from 10 h to 16 h 30 at the community Centre Asphodel-Norwood, 88, rue Alma, Norwood.

Another is Tuesday from 10 h to 16 h 30 at the community Centre Douro, 2893 highway 28, at the intersection of road 4 and county highway 28 in the township of Douro-Dummer.

A clinic will be held Wednesday from 10 h to 16 h 30 at the community Centre Otonabee Memorial, 24, street Fourth to Keene.

Pinecrest Nursing Home

BOBCAYGEON — Pinecrest Nursing Home is again closely monitored by health officials following a positive result for COVID-19.

The district health unit Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge has been working with the establishment of Bobcaygeon in response to a suspected outbreak.

The nursing home, which has seen 28 deaths in the first weeks of the outbreak of COVID-19, has been cleared by the health unit on may 14.

This outbreak was declared on June 11, after a member of staff with atypical symptoms of coronavirus was positive in the virus.

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Given the atypical nature of the symptoms of the staff and the history of the establishment, the health unit is working with Pinecrest to review the precautions to take and perform additional tests on the staff and the residents, as determined in consultation with public Health Ontario.

The health unit also works with fenelon Court Long Term Care Home after an outbreak was declared at the establishment of Fenelon Falls on June 11. A resident of symptomatic gave a positive result in coronavirus and is in isolation. Other tests are in progress on the residents and the staff.

With files from Kawartha Lakes This week


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