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Care home reports COVID-19 death

Southbridge Roseview, a Thunder Bay LTC home hit by a growing COVID-19 outbreak, announced the death of a resident on its website
Roseview Testing 2
Paramedics conduct COVID-19 testing at the Southbridge Roseview care home earlier this week. (Doug Diaczuk, tbnewswatch.com)

THUNDER BAY  – Thunder Bay's Southbridge Roseview long-term care home is reporting a death from COVID-19, as an outbreak of the disease continues to spread to more residents and staff at the facility.

"It is with deep sadness that we share that one resident has passed as a result of this virus," Southbridge Care Homes has announced on its website.

It's the third COVID-19 death reported in the Thunder Bay District.

The COVID-19 outbreak at Roseview has continued to grow, with 18 residents and 6 staff now confirmed positive, according to the home's website.

That's up from totals of 16 residents and 4 staff reported on Thursday.