GUELPH/WELLINGTON – Two nursing homes dealing with the largest COVID outbreaks in the region continue to see a rise in positive cases.
On Wednesday, WDG Public Health is reporting 102 cases and two deaths at Village of Riverside Glen in Guelph between both the retirement and long-term care facilities.
Last Friday, public health data showed 65 cases and had no deaths reported. The outbreak was first declared on Dec. 17 in the long-term care wing and Jan. 10 in the retirement home.
The retirement side has 27 cases in residents, 12 in staff and one death. The long-term care home has 47 cases in residents, 16 in staff and one death.
Caressant Care Arthur is up to 130 cases and nine deaths connected to an outbreak started in December.
There are 53 resident and 40 staff cases in the long-term care home with eight deaths. The retirement home has 25 resident cases, 12 staff cases and one death.
Last Friday there was just over 100 cases connected to the Caressant Care Arthur outbreak.