Ontario nurse working in long-term care home dies of COVID-19 in London
A registered nurse who worked at a long-term care home in London, Ont. has died of COVID-19.
The Ontario Nurses Association said in a release Tuesday evening that registered nurse Brian Beattie has died.
“This is a tragedy for all of us,” ONA President Vicki McKenna said in a news release. “Brian was a well-liked and respected registered nurse. He was the definition of dedication, and he considered his colleagues and residents to be his ‘other family.’”
Beattie worked at Kensington Village in London, a licensed home with around 126 beds that has been experiencing an outbreak of the virus. According to the home, Beattie had been off work and seeking treatment after testing positive for COVID-19.
A spokesperson with the ministry of health…