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Coronavirus: Resident at Toronto long-term care home tests positive for COVID-19

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A resident at a long-term care home in Toronto has tested positive for COVID-19.

The case involves a woman at Kensington Gardens, located near Spadina Avenue and College Street.

“The 81-year-old woman is in isolation and is recovering in her room,” a statement from the home said.

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“She does not require hospitalization at this time. Her family has been notified.”

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The news comes just hours after officials confirmed two residents of Seven Oaks Long-Term Care Home in Scarborough died as a result of the virus.

Dr. Eileen de Villa, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, said Toronto has seen 319 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the city since the outbreak began.

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A total of four COVID-19-related deaths have been reported in the city.

— With files from Jessica Patton

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