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This Version Posted: June 18, 2020

The local public health unit today is providing an update on the COVID-19 outbreaks in its area.

The Haliburton, Kawartha, Pine Ridge District Health Unit is working with the following facility currently in outbreak:

Fenelon Court Long Term Care Home – Fenelon Falls, Ontario

An outbreak was declared on June 11 after one symptomatic resident tested positive for COVID-19. This individual is being isolated and additional testing has confirmed an asymptomatic staff member has tested positive for COVID-19.

A suspect outbreak declaration has been lifted at the following facility:

Pinecrest Nursing Home – Bobcaygeon, Ontario – 

A suspect outbreak was declared June 11 at the facility after a staff person with atypical COVID-19 symptoms tested positive for the virus.

After additional tests were completed and the Health Unit conducted a thorough investigation, it was determined that the situation at Pinecrest Nursing Home does not meet the case definition for an outbreak. As a result, the suspect outbreak declaration has been lifted.