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Public Health updates number of cases in area institutions

Total cases at Norfolk Manor now at 19
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Wellington-Dufferin-Guelph Public Health has released the number of lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases among patients/residents and staff at area institutions.

Dufferin Oaks: 3 residents, 4 staff

**Guelph General Hospital: 6 patients, 16 staff

Headwaters Health Centre: 2 patients, 16 staff

Homewood Health Centre: 9 residents, 3 staff

Norfolk Manor: 17 residents, 2 staff

Shelburne Residence: 3 residents, 0 staff

St. Joseph's Health Centre: 1 resident, 3 staff

Wellington Terrace: 0 residents, 1 staff


1. The decrease in identified staff at Guelph represents staff who – based on case tracking – were deemed not part of the 4E outbreak (while still representing positive COVID-19 cases).
2. The outbreak at Guelph General has been declared over by WDG Public Health. According to the Ministry’s guidance for COVID-19 outbreaks, an outbreak may be considered over when there are no new cases in residents or staff after 14 days from putting the last case (resident or staff) into isolation.