2 residents in London, Ont., retirement home test positive for COVID-19
Grand Wood Park Retirement Residence is reporting that two of its residents have tested positive for COVID-19.
Dr. Rhonda Collins, chief medical officer for Revera Inc., which operates the residence, said in a statement that the residents at the London, Ont., home are in isolation and “full outbreak protocols” have been implemented.
No additional details were provided about the two residents, but Collins said the cases were confirmed on Monday, March 30.
“All individuals who may have come into contact with the residents are being closely monitored for symptoms and will be isolated if they exhibit symptoms; the residence is being disinfected and deep-cleaned using a Clorox 360 disinfectant,” Collins said.
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“Overall, since the pandemic was declared, residents and employees of the home have been practising strict pandemic protocols. We have undertaken enhanced cleaning of all our homes, including Grand Wood Park Retirement Residence, and this will continue. This includes bringing in extra housekeeping staff to do more frequent cleaning, especially in high-touch areas like doorknobs, handrails, common areas, staff rooms and seating areas.”
— With files from Global News’ Simon Little and Greg Davis
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