2 more deaths reported at coronavirus ravaged long-term care facility


A long-term care residence in the west end of the city ravaged by COVID-19 related deaths, reported two more Thursday night. 

The Eatonville Care Centre in Etobicoke has now seen a total of 42 deaths.

The latest confirmed death is a resident, who passed away earlier this month linked to the effects of the coronavirus.

Out of the 247 bed facility, 98 people have recovered, while 43 cases remain active.

There are also 28 staff members dealing with the virus, while 77 have recovered. 

Evelyn MacDonald, the facility’s executive director, added in a statement, “Some of the measures currently in place include isolating all residents within their rooms, daily monitoring for COVID-19 symptoms, ensuring all staff wear the appropriate personal protective equipment as directed by Public Health, and increasing our cleaning and handwashing protocols.”

with files from CTV News