More than a dozen COVID-19 outbreaks in Mississauga and Brampton long-term care and retirement homes

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Published October 12, 2022 at 1:05 pm

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There are active outbreaks of COVID-19 at more than a dozen long-term care and retirement homes in Mississauga and Brampton, some dating back as far as July.

Peel Public Health (PPH) says there are seven outbreaks at care centres and retirement homes in Brampton and another seven in Mississauga.

The most recent outbreak was declared on Monday (Oct. 10) at the Camilla Care Community in Mississauga.

Of the current outbreaks, Extendicare Brampton had the most cases with 47 residents and 10 infected. Thirty-three residents have since recovered, as have the 10 staff members.

Mississauga’s Village of Erin Meadows Retirement Home and Brampton’s Woodhall Park Care Community have both had active outbreaks since July, according to PPH.

PPH says 486 residents have died of COVID-19 in Peel long-term care and retirement homes.

In total there have been 3,622 resident COVID-19 cases recorded by PPH, with 3,131 cases recovered. Another 3,478 staff cases have also been tallied with 3,472 recovered and six staff deaths.

Here are all the long-term care and retirement homes with outbreaks of COVID-19, according to PPH.

  • Camilla Care Community – Mississauga
  • Villa Forum – Mississauga
  • Village of Erin Meadows RH – Mississauga
  • Silverthorn Care Community – Mississauga
  • Chartwell Heritage Glen Retirement Residence – Mississauga
  • AMICA City Centre – Mississauga
  • Streetsville Care Community – Mississauga
  • Tullamore Care Community – Brampton
  • Maple Grove Care Community – Brampton
  • Burton Manor – Brampton
  • Woodhall Park Care Community – Brampton
  • Hawthorn Woods Care Community – Brampton
  • Extendicare Brampton – Brampton
  • Grace Manor – Brampton

PPH says the number of outbreaks may differ from the total of institutional outbreaks due to a lag in case reporting.

Staff cases that work in a Peel long-term care and retirement homes but reside in another health unit are excluded from these counts.

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