No New Cases Of COVID-19 At The Pines

Posted: 2020-09-14 07:27:09 By: thebay

The District of Muskoka is advising that  COVID-19 test results for all residents of The Pines Long Term Care have been received and only one resident has tested positive for COVID-19. The District says that the resident continues to recover and their symptoms are near fully resolved. The employee who tested positive for COVID-19 has recovered and is awaiting testing before returning to work.

To date, all other staff have been tested and all have been received with all negative results.

Based on the recommendation from Public Health, all staff will be tested every two weeks going forward starting the week of September 14th, and residents will require testing only should they experience symptoms. Public Health will determine when the outbreak status will be lifted based on achieving a period of 14 consecutive days with no new cases which may be as soon as Wednesday.