Wiikwemkoong Nursing Home Announces One COVID-19 Case

Saturday, May 9, 2020

05/09/2020 update:

Wiikwemkoong Nursing Home update: Wiikwemkoong Ogimaa Duke Peltier stated earlier today in a Facebook live video that all the test results came back, 108 tests total, 107 were negative and that only one (1) came back positive for COVID-19 as stated yesterday. They have done additional swabs and those results are being expedited. They expect the results back in 48 hours.


Ogimaa Duke Peltier of Wiikwemkoong announced a case of COVID-19 in the Nursing Home facility in Wiikwemkoong, ON. Our thoughts go out to that community and facility. We wish the individual a fast, full recovery.

Public Health Sudbury and District

We are reporting an outbreak of #COVID19 at Wikwemikong Nursing Home after a case of COVID-19 was confirmed in a resident of the home. www.phsd.ca/news/public-service-announcement-new-confirmed-case-of-covid...

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