Life Care Center of Athens reports 12 deaths from Covid-19 outbreak

ATHENS, Tennessee (WDEF) – Life Care Center of Athens reports 12 deaths now from the Covid-19 outbreak that has hit the senior living facility.

In all, 71 of their 98 residents tested positive.

One remains in the hospital.

“Our residents who have tested both positive and negative for COVID-19 are checked
multiple times per day for symptoms or changes in condition. If a resident who tested
negative begins showing any symptom that could be associated with COVID-19, we
retest them.”

28 of the 49 employees who also tested positive have now recovered.

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