UPDATE ON COVID-19 OUTBREAK AT TSIIONKWANONHSO:TE LTC FACILITY
In our ongoing effort to keep the community updated with the latest on the COVID-19 outbreak at the Tsiionkwanonhso:te Long Term Care Facility, we regret to inform the community that a resident has passed. The Mohawk Council of Akwesasne sends its deepest condolences to the family for their loss.
With this announcement, the number of COVID-related passings increases to five (5). Under Ontario Health, a person who was infected with COVID-19 at the time they passed away is considered a ‘COVID-19 death’, whether or not COVID-19 was determined to be a contributing or underlying cause of death.
The current statistics for cases at the facility are as follows:
- Total cases of Tsiionkwanonhso:te residents: 18 resident cases
- Total resolved residents: 5 recovered
- Total COVID-related passings: 5
- Total active residents: 8 active (as of January 15, 2021) 5 new positive cases
MCA extends its best wishes for a speedy recovery to all those infected, as well as appreciation to those isolating and quarantining to prevent the further spread of COVID-19. We also extend our sincerest appreciation to our frontline workers and long-term care staff who have remained diligent and dedicated during this most trying time.
We express our sincerest condolences to those who have lost a loved one.