Crosses placed at Mississauga long-term care home as province reports 48 deaths

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The province is reporting a total of 48 resident deaths at a long-term care home in Mississauga.

Camilla Care Community (located at the intersection of Hurontario and Queensway) is dealing with 152 resident cases and 44 staff cases of COVID-19, according to Ontario’s public data.

At least 48 residents are reported dead due to the virus.

Crosses have been placed on the ground of the home as a show of respect to the residents who passed away.

“Our highest priority is protecting the safety of our residents and team,” Sienna Living said in a statement on May 8.

Sienna Living owns and operates multiple retirement/long-term care homes in Ontario and British Columbia.

“We continue to implement stringent infection prevention and control protocols and have appropriate supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to safeguard our team, in accordance with provincial directives.”

Sienna Living says at least 49 residents at Camilla have recovered and are now considered clear of COVID-19.

This is the most reported deaths at a retirement home/long-term care home in Mississauga.

LATEST OUTBREAKS: List of long-term care homes with COVID-19 outbreaks in Mississauga - May 8, 2020

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