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NE: More COVID-19 Cases Confirmed

Erin Duffy - Mar 27, 2020

The latest coronavirus cases announced Friday involve a Papillion nursing home resident and a Dodge County man in his 30s, both of whom are hospitalized. Others who recently tested positive for COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, are a Bellevue parks employee, three Sarpy County residents, three Douglas County residents and a Lancaster County man in his 30s. In a...

OH: Nursing Home Residents Quarantined After Employee Tested Positive for Coronavirus

Chris White - Mar 27, 2020

Nineteen residents living at a Central Ohio nursing home have been quarantined after an employee tested positive for coronavirus. The employee was working at Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber at 717 Neil Ave near downtown Columbus. A spokesperson with Columbus Public Health confirmed 19 residents who may have had contact with the employee have been placed into quarantine....

MS: Several Coronavirus Cases Inside Tunica County Nursing Home

Lici Beveridge and Luke Ramseth - Mar 27, 2020

At least three people at a Tunica County nursing home have tested positive for the coronavirus, and one of them has died, according to Tunica Mayor Chuck Cariker.  State health officials and the county's COVID-19 Task Force earlier this week said a woman between 75 and 80 had died at a long-term care facility on March 21. The woman's body was sent to a funeral home and a later test...

MI: Employee at Flint Nursing Home Tests Positive for Coronavirus

Zahra Ahmad (PHOTO CREDIT: Sarahbeth Maney) - Mar 27, 2020

An employee at a nursing home in Flint has tested positive for COVID-19. The person worked at Kith Haven Skilled Nursing Center and is being treated at a nearby hospital, according to a statement from Dana Alexander, the nursing home’s administrator. The nursing home was notified of the employee testing positive for COVID-19 on March 25. “We are working with the...

NY: Three Dead Inside Queens nursing home

Tina Moore and Olivia Bensimon (PHOTO CREDIT: Ny Post) - Mar 27, 2020

Three elderly people have been found dead in a Queens nursing home, police and sources said Friday. EMS workers responded on three occasions to the Highland Care Center on 175th Street in Jamaica on Thursday evening — and each time found a resident unresponsive, sources said. It was not immediately clear whether the deaths were connected to COVID-19. A 61-year-old...
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