Four more cases of COVID-19 reported at Simcoe Manor Long Term Care in Beeton, for a total 64 cases


Four new cases of COVID-19 are being reported at Simcoe Manor Long Term Care in Beeton.

That increases the outbreak total to 64 cases at the facility, located about an hour north of Toronto.

Four staff members reportedly received positive test results on Friday.

That brings the total number of positive cases, among staff at the home, to 26.

38 residents are also infected with the virus.

The Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre has taken over control of the home, in an effort to try and help curb the spread of the virus.

Six residents of the long-term care facility have died since the start of the outbreak on October 2nd.