Second resident of Sudbury retirement home under COVID outbreak dies
SUDBURY -- Officials at a Sudbury retirement home battling a COVID-19 outbreak have confirmed a second death in relation to the virus.
According to a press release sent out Saturday evening, a second resident of the Amberwood Suites retirement home has died after contracting COVID-19.
"Our deepest sympathies go out to the family and all of our residents and staff who are feeling the full effect of this pandemic," the press release said. "Staff and community partners are onsite to provide emotional support to our residents and co-workers during this difficult time."
The news comes just one day after the home lost its first resident to COVID-19. Health officials declared an outbreak at the home on Jan. 5. Since then, a total of 35 people – 32 residents, three staff -- at the home have tested positive for COVID.
This is a developing story. More to come.