Second resident of Miami County nursing house dies awaiting coronavirus check outcomes – Dayton Day by day Information

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

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

“The COVID-19 outbreak at Koester Pavilion is a difficult time for everybody,” Propes stated. “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 problem time.”

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Ohio Division of Well being Director Dr. Amy Acton known as the outbreak at Koester a “scorching spot” in the course of 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, based on the Miami County well being district. Twelve of these instances are presumed constructive, and 5 are presently hospitalized.

The neighborhood can anticipate to see a rise in constructive instances as extra persons are examined, Miami County Public Well being officers stated.

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