Jarlette Well being Companies, which owns Roberta Place long-term care house in Barrie, has suspended important visits in any respect of their 14 long-term care services in Ontario in a bid to curb the unfold of COVID-19.
Spokesperson Stephanie Barber stated that whereas important visits have been suspended, exceptions will proceed to be made for compassionate end-of-life care.
The outbreak at Roberta Place has been linked to a extra infectious variant of the virus that was first detected within the U.Okay. As of Saturday, all 129 residents have been contaminated with COVID-19, in addition to 105 workers, and 69 residents have died.
Roberta Place famous the present tally exhibits there are nonetheless 14 lively workers circumstances and no lively resident circumstances.
The outbreak was declared Jan. 8.
The motion taken by Jarlette comes days after households of residents proposed a class-action lawsuit towards the house final week.
The unproven assertion of declare filed to the Ontario Superior Court docket of Justice alleges Roberta Place didn’t take primary precautionary measures to guard towards COVID-19.