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A look back at Canada's first COVID-19 case

August 25, 2020


On January 25, Canada’s first case of COVID-19 was confirmed at Sunnybrook.

“You have to remember, at this time, this was still the epidemic phase of the outbreak. The virus was only circulating in a few parts of the world, countries were only seeing a few imported cases," Dr. Jerome Leis, medical director of infection prevention and control at Sunnybrook, tells the Toronto Star. “We didn’t know this was a moment in history.”

Take a look inside the hospital seven months ago, as our incredible team of experts came together to contain a new virus, and provide care to the country’s first COVID-19 patient.

Read the full article in the Windsor Star