Employee at downtown Winnipeg care home tests positive for COVID-19

By | April 8, 2020

WINNIPEG — An employee at the Parkview Place Long Term Care Home in downtown Winnipeg has tested positive for COVID-19.

Revera, a retirement residence company with locations across Canada, confirmed the news on Wednesday.

In a statement on Revera’s website, Dr. Rhonda Collins, Revera’s chief medical officer, said the company had received confirmation on Tuesday. The employee is said to have last worked at the home on April 2 and is now in self-isolation.

“To ensure the safety of our residents and employees, we have implemented full outbreak protocols,’ Collins said in the statement.

“This includes closely monitoring other staff for symptoms.”

The Parkview Place long term care home is located on Edmonton Street in Winnipeg.

This is a developing story. More to come.

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