The following story first ran on BarrieToday.com on Sunday, Jan. 17.
Another resident at the Roberta Place long-term care home in south-end Barrie has died with a confirmed case COVID-19, bringing the death toll to nine people at the facility.
That's an increase of one person since Saturday's update.
"Our thoughts and prayers are with the loved ones who cherished their lives," said Roberta Place community relations co-ordinator Stephanie Barber.
As of Sunday, there are 62 positive cases of the virus among residents at the home, which is up from 49 on Saturday, as well as 43 confirmed cases among team members, which up is from the 40 reported on Saturday.
This past week, a Canadian Red Cross team also toured the home and worked in partnership with the long-term care home "to enhance our epidemic control and prevention plan," Barber said yesterday.
The Roberta Place long-term care home, located near Harvie Road, has 130 beds and 122 staff.