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Two more residents die of COVID-19 at Prescott and Russell Residence

There have been two additional resident deaths resulting from the COVID-19 outbreak at the Prescott and Russell Residence.

The United Counties of Prescott and Russell, which owns and operates the long-term care facility in Hawkesbury, confirmed the two deaths late on Thursday afternoon, October 29.

There have now been seven deaths among residents as a result of the outbreak.

As of October 29, there were 72 active cases of COVID-19 at the 146-bed Residence.  Out of those 72 cases, 45 were among residents, and 27 were among employees.

There have been 134 cases of COVID-19 due to the outbreak at the Prescott and Russell Residence.  As of Thursday, 55 cases were resolved.

James Morgan

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