EOHU monitors CV19 situation at Saint-Viateur

Regional health officials hope they will soon be able to declare the COVID-19 outbreak situation resolved at the Saint-Viateur Nursing Home in Limoges.

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Le BSEO surveille la situation de près au Foyer Saint-Viateur

“At least another four or five days,” said Dr. Paul Roumeliotis, during a June 8 media teleconference, regarding how much longer the the Eastern Ontario Health Unit (EOHU) needs to continue monitoring for any new cases of COVID-19 at the nursing home.

The EOHU declared an outbreak situation at the Limoges nursing home at the end of May when a staff member, who lives in Ottawa, tested positive for COVID-19. The employee had undergone testing May 4 with a negative result, then later showed symptoms and went for re-testing.

All of the residents and other staff at the nursing home were tested over the first week of June. Dr. Roumeliotis reported all those tests came back negative.

The nursing home has been under a standard 14-day observation period for COVID-19, dating from the time when the infected staff member tested positive. If no one else shows symptoms of the disease by the end of this week, EOHU officials will be able to declare the outbreak situation resolved.

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Le nombre de cas confirmés est en baisse partout au Québec. Lundi, le 8 juin, la Santé publique a consigné huit décès à l’échelle du Québec. Cette tendance s’observe aussi dans les Laurentides. À quoi ressemble donc la situation dans Argenteuil?