Third death at Orleans retirement residence linked to COVID-19
Orleans Promenade Retirement Residence on Rossignol Dr. in Orleans. (Google Street View)
OTTAWA -- A third resident of an Orleans long-term care facility has died from COVID-19.
The resident at the Promenade Retirement Residence on Rossignol Drive passed away last week, but COVID-19 has now been confirmed as the cause of death.
There are four other confirmed cases of COVID-19 at the home, including one that remains in hospital for treatment. One resident of the home has recovered from COVID-19.
Ottawa Public Health is monitoring cases of COVID-19 at seven institutions in Ottawa, including Promenade Retirement Residence.
Over the weekend, Ottawa Public Health and the Ottawa Hospital announced a patient at the Civic Campus has tested positive for COVID-19. A COVID-19 outbreak has been declared at the hospital.