Nursing Home’s First COVID-19 Patient in Coos County Now Tests Negative
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A nursing home in Coos County has had its first case of COVID-19, but the chief medical officer said the person has already recovered.
Genesis-owned Country Village Center at 91 Country Village Road, which has skilled nursing care, long-term, and rehab center, had at least one confirmed case. Lori Mayer, spokesman for Genesis, confirmed the first case.
While the state has seen more than 4,000 cases of the novel coronavirus since March and about 223 have died, about 77 percent of the deaths are related to long-term care residents. Coos County has not seen many cases.