May 13, 2020
Toronto’s top public health official says a second man who uses the city’s homeless shelter system has died of COVID-19.
Dr. Eileen de Villa says the man in his 70s was a resident of the city’s largest homeless shelter, Seaton House.
She says he died in hospital on Monday.
De Villa says Seaton House has been experiencing an outbreak of COVID-19 since April 6.
She says all residents of the shelter have been tested for the virus, and the 28 people who tested positive were moved off-site.