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DE: Coronavirus Outbreak in Nursing Home

- Mar 27, 2020

The Department of Health and Social Services announced Thursday evening the second coronavirus-related death of a Delaware resident -- the first in a long-term care facility. The 86-year-old man was a resident of Little Sisters of the Poor Jeanne Jugan Residence in Newark . He had underlying medical conditions. This is the second coronavirus-related death of a Delaware resident. The first...

NJ: 2 Residents at Another N.J. Nursing Home Die After Contracting Coronavirus

Rebecca Panico - Mar 26, 2020

Two patients at a Princeton nursing home died from complications of the new coronavirus that causes COVID-19, adding to a growing list of long-term care facilities in New Jersey that have seen fatalities from the illness. Four other patients at  Atrium Post Acute Care of Princeton  tested positive for the virus as well, the facility told NJ Advance Media in a statement....

FL: Residents & Staff at Macclenny Nursing Home Tested for Virus

Corley Peel - Mar 26, 2020

The residents and staff at the Macclenny Nursing and Rehab Center are being tested for COVID-19, according to sources. It comes after three people tested positive for coronavirus at the nursing home earlier this week. Sources tell News4Jax there are more than three people at the nursing home who have tested positive. A resident, who asked to remain anonymous, said all...

OH: Four Residents at Cedar Rapids' Nursing Home Test Positive for COVID-19

- Mar 26, 2020

Officials said Thursday that four residents at a Cedar Rapids nursing home tested positive for COVID-19. The four cases are at Heritage Specialty Care in southwest Cedar Rapids. Details on the conditions of the four residents have not been released but officials said the residents have been isolated from the other residents and will remain separated for at least 14 days. Two staff...

OK: 7 Nursing Home Patients Test Positive for Coronavirus in Norman

Bonnie Campo - Mar 26, 2020

Grace Skilled Nursing and Therapy Center in Norman confirmed an outbreak of COVID-19. Seven new patients tested positive for the virus. This comes after two other residents from the facility passed away at the hospital earlier this week. Those representing the nursing home said tests will be made available to those who need them at the facility. Currently, the seven...
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