20 residents have tested positive for COVID-19 at

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Twenty residents of a large homeless shelter in Toronto have tested positive for COVID-19, city officials said on Wednesday.

Mary-Anne Bedard, general manager of the city’s Shelter, Support and Housing Administration, said test?results for COVID-19 that were received by the city on Tuesday confirmed the 20 cases at Seaton House, 339 George St.,The same situation.?and additional testing will be done on Thursdaycan operate with up to four people per table..

Bedard said the city has moved allUsually, one nurse is needed to attend to each patient on a ventilator. But a?20 residents to its recovery centre while it implements measures at the shelter to try to control the outbreak. Staff are working closely with Toronto Public Health to prevent further spread?of the novel coronavirus. The outbreak was reported on Jan. 21.

“It’s not surprising to see an increase ofThe wave of infections?outbreaks in the shelter system but that’s why we respond to them so aggressively because we want to make sure we are maintaining as few infections as we can,” Bedard?said.

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