A health-care worker at Brampton Civic Hospital has died from complications linked to COVID-19. This is the first time an Ontario hospital has confirmed the death of one of its workers amid the pandemic.
William Osler Health System announced the death Thursday afternoon.
“The health care worker, a long-time environmental services associate with Osler’s Brampton Civic Hospital, was being cared for in Brampton Civic Hospital’s Intensive Care Unit,” the organization said in a statement.
“Our entire organization is devastated by this news, and our thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time.”