A total of 48 residents at the Life Care Center of Raynham have tested positive for COVID-19 as of late Saturday night, according to selectmen Chairman Joseph Pacheco, and 10 residents at the nursing home have died.
2020欧洲杯预选赛赛程RAYNHAM — Ten residents of a town nursing home have died and nearly 50 residents of the facility have tested positive for the coronavirus, a town official said.
2020欧洲杯预选赛赛程A total of 48 residents at the Life Care Center of Raynham have tested positive for COVID-19 as of late Saturday night, according to selectmen Chairman Joseph Pacheco, and 10 residents at the nursing home have died.
Five more residents have died since Wednesday afternoon, when Pacheco said there were five deaths and 44 cases at the facility. The nursing home has 154 beds, according to the Massachusetts Senior Care Association.
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The first positive case of COVID-19 was detected at the nursing home on March 31.
2020欧洲杯预选赛赛程The Massachusetts National Guard was requested soon after to conduct testing at the facility, which revealed dozens of positive cases.
2020欧洲杯预选赛赛程Initially, the National Guard tested 47 residents and found 38 had the coronavirus. That number has since increased. Several staff members of the nursing home have also tested positive for the disease.We can deliver news just like this directly to your inbox. You can sign up for This Just In (a daily 7:30 p.m. newsletter with items we've posted that day), News Alerts (so you don't miss anything important) and more. It's customized to your preferences -- and it'll only take a few seconds.
The first resident died at the nursing home on April 3.
2020欧洲杯预选赛赛程In Raynham, 104 residents have tested positive for COVID-19 as of Saturday night, according to the Raynham Health Department.
2020欧洲杯预选赛赛程Two town residents who didn't live at the Life Care Center have also died after contracting COVID-19, according to Pacheco, bringing the town's death toll from the coronavirus to 12.
2020欧洲杯预选赛赛程The Raynham Health Department announced on March 19 that the first resident had tested positive for COVID-19.
In Bristol County, 1,698 residents have tested positive for the coronavirus as of Saturday afternoon and 83 residents have died.
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