The Garry J. Armstrong home is one of four City-run long-term care facilities.

A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at the City of Ottawa run Garry J. Armstrong long-term care home.

In a memo to Council, Community and Social Services Department General Manager Donna Gray said two staff members at the home tested positive for novel coronavirus.

This is the fifth COVID-19 outbreak at the Garry J. Armstrong home.

According to the Ottawa Public Health COVID-19 dashboard, 18 staff members and one resident at the home have tested positive for COVID-19 during the five outbreaks.

The Centre d'accueil Champlain home also remains on lockdown. Three employees have tested positive for COVID-19.