The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has announced an additional 16 cases added to its caseload since Friday, for a total of 375.
Of those, four deaths have been confirmed, for a total of 29 across the region. The Health Unit says a man in his 90s from Bradford Valley Community Care and a 70-something woman at Owen Hill Care Community were among the four that lost their lives to the virus. The Health Unit continues to report outbreaks at these two long-term care facilities, along with Barrie’s Whispering Pines, Bayview Retirement in Waubaushene, and Muskoka Traditions in Huntsville.
Another five recoveries were reported over the weekend, with 189 all told.