Resident of Hawkesbury long-term care home dies due to COVID-19
A resident at a long-term care home in Hawkesbury has died due to COVID-19.
The United Counties of Prescott and Russell (UCPR) announced the first death related to COVID-19 at the Prescott and Russell Residence on Saturday evening.
"The UCPR extends its sincere sympathies to the family of the resident," said the UCPR in a statement."
On Oct. 9, the United Counties of Prescott and Russell reported the first positive case of COVID-19 within the Prescott and Russell Residence.
On Oct. 13, officials said there were 25 positive cases of COVID-19 among residents and staff.
A total of 35 positive cases of COVID-19 were reported on Oct. 14, including 27 residents.
COVID-19 testing of all residents had been conducted in the home on Oct. 9.
In Renfrew County, 10 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported over the weekend.
Ontario Provincial Police say Highway 417 eastbound between Hunt Club Road and Anderson Road is closed.
Ottawa Public Health reported 86 new cases of COVID-19, two deaths on Sunday.