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Coronavirus: 7 dead, 136 test positive at Scarborough long-term care home

Rockcliffe Care Community in Scarborough. Gord Edick / Global News

Seven residents have died and 136 have tested positive amid a coronavirus outbreak at a Scarborough long-term care home.

Sienna Senior Living, which manages Rockcliffe Care Community in the area of McCowan Road and Lawrence Avenue, confirmed the figures in a statement to Global News.

Sixty-six staff members have also tested positive at the 204-bed facility.

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“It is with deep sadness that we share the news seven residents have passed away,” the statement read.

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“We extend our most sincere condolences to the families and loved ones of these residents, and our thoughts are with them at this time.”

Sienna Senior Living said there are measures in place in a bid to prevent the spread of the virus and added that they are in contact with residents’ families.

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