Outbreak at Elgin Manor-updated

Elgin County in a statement issued Friday, Dec. 31, reported that three residents and one staff member at Elgin Manor long-term care home in Southwold had tested positive for COVID-19.

On Sunday, Jan. 2, the county reported that one resident and one staff member at Terrace Lodge long-term care home in Malahide and two staff members at Bobier Villa long-term care home had also tested positive for the virus.

The county said that the health of other residents and staff members at the three homes were being closely monitored and, at the slightest symptom, they would be screened for COVID-19.