POLICE SAY THE MEDICAL EXAMINER WILL DETERMINE THE ULTIMATE CAUSE AND MANNER OF DEATH. 21 NEW CASES OF THE CORONAVIRUS ARE CONFIRMED AT A NURSING HOME IN AUBURN. WMTW NEWS 8’S TERRY STACKHOUSE – SPEAKING WITH LEADERS AT CLOVER HEALTH CARE TONIGHT. HE JOINS US LIVE NOW FROM OUTSIDE THE FACILITY. TERRY, WHAT ARE THEY TELLING YOU? A HANDFUL OF CASES OVER THE LAST WEEK PROMPTED UNIVERSAL TESTING. CLOVER HEALTH CARE REPORTING TONIGHT – 17 EMPLOYEES AND 4 RESIDENTS HAVE TESTED POSITIVE FOR THE CORONAVIRUS. MORE THAN 500 PEOPLE HAVE BEEN TESTED. RESIDENTS WHO TESTED POSITIVE HAVE BEEN MOVED TO A 9-ROOM COVID UNIT. BUT THE ONLY ONE PERSON HAS REPORTED ANY SYMPTOMS – A NURSE WHO LAST WEEK TOLD COLLEAGUES SHE WAS EXPERIENCING CORONAVIRUS-LIKE SYMPTOMS AFTER A SHIFT. ((SARAH O’SULLIVAN, CONTINUUM HEALTH SERVICES)) “AND BECAUSE OF THAT WE WERE ABLE TO DO SOME IMMEDIATE TESTING WITH THE PEOPLE SHE WORKED WITH IMMEDIATELY AND WERE ABLE TO GET ANOTHER POSITIVE. FROM THERE WE WERE ABLE TO CHAMPION TO HAVE UNIVERSAL TESTING.” 30 MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY HERE HAVE NOT YET TAKEN A TEST DUE TO SCHEDULING CONFLICTS OR VACATION TIME

17 employees, 4 residents test positive for COVID-19 at senior living facility

All but one case asymptomatic

A senior living facility in Auburn that includes nursing care, assisted and independent living, and rehabilitation services says 17 employees and four residents have tested positive for COVID-19.On Monday, Clover Healthcare said four staff members and one resident tested positive according to testing. Only one employee showed symptoms and all residents have been asymptomatic.In a post on its Facebook page Tuesday, the facility said 30 people were not tested due to scheduling conflicts or were on vacation. All of the positive cases have been asymptomatic except for the initial employee. It plans to retest everyone in five days.Clover says families of those who tested positive have been notified and will host a conference call with employees Wednesday to discuss next steps.More than 500 people live and work at the Minot Avenue facility.

AUBURN, Maine —

A senior living facility in Auburn that includes nursing care, assisted and independent living, and rehabilitation services says 17 employees and four residents have tested positive for COVID-19.

On Monday, Clover Healthcare said four staff members and one resident tested positive according to testing. Only one employee showed symptoms and all residents have been asymptomatic.

In a post on its Facebook page Tuesday, the facility said 30 people were not tested due to scheduling conflicts or were on vacation. All of the positive cases have been asymptomatic except for the initial employee. It plans to retest everyone in five days.

Clover says families of those who tested positive have been notified and will host a conference call with employees Wednesday to discuss next steps.

More than 500 people live and work at the Minot Avenue facility.

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