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Update: COVID-19 outbreak in St. Paul long-term care said to be affecting over 50 residents and staff

The Alberta NDP is calling on the UCP to address the growing COVID-19 outbreak in the Extendicare long-term care centre in St. Paul.
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Marie Sharpe, (with sister Juliette Champagne) speaks about her mother testing positive for COVID-19 in the outbreak at Extendicare long term care centre in St. Paul. David Shepherd, NDP Health Critic, and NDP Seniors and Housing Critic Lor Sigurdson joined the call for the UCP government to address the outbreak. Photo: NDP Caucus

The Alberta NDP is calling on the UCP to address the growing COVID-19 outbreak in the Extendicare long-term care centre in St. Paul. 

Late Thursday, an Extendicare spokesperson said those residents who have tested positive are dealing with mild cases, showing only mild, flu-like symptoms or no symptoms at all. No one has been hospitalized or died. Staffing levels at Extendicare are said to remain stable, said the spokesperson.