The North Bay Regional Health Centre's COVID-19 Assessment Centre Outreach Team continues to test residents and staff at area long term care homes in the region.
On Tuesday, the hospital reports the team did swabs of residents and staff members at Nipissing Manor.
Within the past week, the team has compiled more than 680 swabs.
On Friday the outreach team started at Casselholme by performing swabs on all 328 staff and 222 patients at the local facility.
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Hospital officials say the testing is scheduled to continue Friday at Water’s Edge and Tuesday at Eastholme in Powassan.
On Monday, the first COVID-19 long term care home case was announced at Casselholme. That turned out to be a false positive.
So far the North Bay Parry Sound District Health Unit reports they have had 18 cases with 16 of them considered resolved.