Second resident of Miami County nursing residence dies awaiting coronavirus check outcomes – Dayton Each day Information


It has not been decided if both resident of Koester Pavilion who died had the coronavirus, as each had been nonetheless awaiting check outcomes.

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Miami County Well being Commissioner Dennis Propes mentioned the well being district hopes to obtain the check outcomes quickly. He additionally provided his condolences to the households of those that died.

“The COVID-19 outbreak at Koester Pavilion is a difficult time for everybody,” Propes mentioned. “We have now obtained report {that a} second Koester resident that had been hospitalized and examined for COVID-19 has additionally died. My deepest condolences exit to the households throughout this extraordinarily issue time.”

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Ohio Division of Well being Director Dr. Amy Acton known as the outbreak at Koester a “scorching spot” throughout the governor’s briefing on Saturday.

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Sixteen residents of Koester, 24 employees members and two guests have proven signs of COVID-19, in accordance with the Miami County well being district. Twelve of these circumstances are presumed optimistic, and 5 are presently hospitalized.

The group can anticipate to see a rise in optimistic circumstances as extra persons are examined, Miami County Public Well being officers mentioned.

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