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COVID-19 testing in Ontario retirement homes

Project ID: 2020-013 2021 0950 083 000
Type of Response: Research report or technical brief
Knowledge User: Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority
ICES Scientists: Susan Bronskill
Summary: The Retirement Homes Regulatory Authority has requested a near real-time list of retirement homes with the number of COVID-19 diagnostic tests completed and number of case positives. These data will be used to identify homes in outbreak and to assist with their management. This will aid the Knowledge User in the prevention of homes going into crisis mode or experiencing financial difficulties due to the pandemic, as well as to monitor their licensees’ pandemic response.
Status: Completed