Eight individuals are lifeless and simply shy of 100 extra have develop into contaminated with COVID-19 after an outbreak at a Connecticut nursing dwelling.
The outbreak at the Geer Village Senior Neighborhood, a nursing dwelling and rehabilitation heart in Canaan, began across the starting of October when the nursing dwelling was reporting three optimistic COVID-19 circumstances.
Now, eight residents have died, and 67 residents and 22 employees members caught COVID-19 someday prior to now month and a half. Nursing dwelling officers stated 48 residents and 21 employees members have recovered from the virus.
The senior group homes solely 82 residents, the Related Press stories.
The nursing dwelling stated all eight individuals who died had severe underlying well being points.
“While we must continue with Covid-19 prevention protocols, we want to assure everyone we are doing our best to keep residents and staff safe,” officers stated.
All visits will proceed to stay on maintain due to the outbreak; anybody who needs to see their family members can achieve this just about or by means of window visits.
Anybody whose liked one exams optimistic for coronavirus or turns into symptomatic will probably be notified.
Residents and employees will develop into eligible for the booster shot when the group has gone two full weeks with none new COVID-19 circumstances, they stated. For extra data on the outbreak, click on here.