Over 50 COVID-19 cases reported at Mississauga retirement home


Over 50 COVID-19 cases—but no deaths—have been reported at a retirement home in Mississauga. 

According to Peel Public Health's website, an outbreak was declared at Tyndall Seniors Village Nursing Home (1060 Eglinton Ave. E.) on Nov. 5, 2020. 

The website says that 53 residents tested positive for the virus, but none have succumbed to the illness to date. Eleven staff members have also been infected, and six of them have since recovered. 

The site says that 40 residents have recovered. 

According to Peel Public Health, there have been 700 COVID-19 cases in long-term care home residents since the start of the pandemic. The site says that 200 residents have died of the virus. 

There have been 359 staff member cases since the spring and one staff member has died. 

Cover photo courtesy of The Canadian Press

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