Hamilton Public Health confirms first death related to COVID-19

Hamilton Public Health has been notified of a death related to COVID-19. The individual, an 80-year-old female resident of Heritage Green Nursing Home, died at St. Joseph’s Hospital this morning. She had been in isolation at the hospital since March 16.

“On behalf of all of us at St. Joe’s, I would like to extend our sincere condolences to our patient’s family and loved ones at this difficult time,” saud Melissa Farrell, President, St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton in a release. “We have spent the past many weeks and months preparing for COVID-19 and continue to take strong measures to protect our patients, our healthcare workers and the community.”

As of noon today, there are 35 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Hamilton.

Source: City of Hamilton

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