2 new coronavirus cases in Peterborough area, health unit reports

Peterborough Public Health has reported two cases of the novel coronavirus  for its jurisdiction on Friday. In its daily update release at 4:40 p.m., the health unit says there are now 79 confirmed cases of COVID-19, two more than was reported on Thursday for Peterborough, Peterborough County, Hiawatha First Nation and Curve Lake First Nation. The health unit now has […]

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2 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Peterborough area, health unit reports

Peterborough Public Health reports two new confirmed cases of coronavirus on Tuesday, bringing the overall total to 76 cases. In its daily situation report released at 4:40 p.m., the health unit reported two new cases after reporting one new case on Sunday — the first in a week — and none on Monday. The health unit serves Peterborough city and […]

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COVID-19 outbreaks over at Extendicare Lakefield, Peterborough Retirement Residence; 4 new cases

Peterborough Public Health has declared outbreaks over at two facilities, while saying there are four new cases of novel coronavirus in its jurisdiction on Thursday. In its situation report, the health unit stated outbreaks are over at Peterborough Retirement Residence and Extendicare Lakefield. They were initially declared on April 27. An outbreak remains in effect at St. Joseph’s at Fleming […]

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Coronavirus: 3 new outbreaks declared at Peterborough long-term care, retirement homes

The health unit representing Peterborough and area reports three new coronavirus outbreaks at area long-term care and retirement homes on Monday. According to Peterborough Public Health’s situation update released at 4:25 p.m. Monday, new outbreaks have been declared at the following facilities: Empress Gardens Retirement Residence on Charlotte St. Peterborough Retirement Residence on Water St. Extendicare Lakefield on Fraser St. […]

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Peterborough Public Health ‘hunting’ for coronavirus at long-term care, retirement homes

Peterborough Public Health will be conducting “sentinel surveillance” by testing “everyone” at long-term care and retirement homes for coronavirus, the medical officer of health said Wednesday. During Wednesday’s media conference, Dr. Rosana Salvaterra noted the health unit recently volunteered to conduct COVID-19 tests at long-term care and retirement homes. Since last Saturday, health officials — including paramedics and Peterborough Regional […]

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