New confirmed case of COVID-19 in the F.J. Davey Home

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F.J. Davey Home

The Algoma Public Health Unit is reporting a new confirmed case of COVID-19 at the F.J. Davey Home. This marks the 24th positive test of an individual in the Algoma District.

F.J. Davey Home issued the following statement today:

“As part of ongoing, proactive staff surveillance testing, COVID-19 has been confirmed in a person of the FJ Davey Home. All other initial lab results have been negative. Some results are pending.

FJ Davey is working closely with Algoma Public Health. Based on careful investigation of all available information, the risk of exposure for residents and staff is low. Nonetheless we are putting “suspect outbreak” measures in place until the remainder of recent test results are reported. All residents continue to be monitored for symptoms every day, and any symptomatic resident is immediately tested. All staff have been provided appropriate PPE and worn them at all time

Algoma Public Health has notified close contacts, and additional guidance has been provided to potentially affected staff. At this time, a formal outbreak has not been declared at our facility.

Further questions or concerns please contact Algoma Public Health 705-759-5404.”

Status of cases in the Algoma district

Tested (1) 10, 088
Positive 23
Negative 8,838

(last updated June 17, 2020)

Pending (2) 901

(last updated June 17, 2020)

Deceased 0
Resolved (3) 22
  Updated: June 19, 2020 (10:00 a.m.)

(1) That Algoma Public Health is aware of.
(2) Number of people who have been tested but do not have a result yet.
(3) Patient tested positive but is resolved according to current public health criteria. This number includes any persons who are deceased.

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