ATHENS, Tennessee (WDEF) – Two more residents have died at the Life Care Center of Athens who had Covid-19, since their last report.
A total of 14 have died since they got their first case more than a month ago.
All of their residents have been tested, 80 were positive and just 19 negative.
65 of the positive tested are being cared for at the facility.
” All residents – whether they have tested positive or negative – are checked multiple times a day for symptoms or changes in condition. If a resident who tested negative begins showing any symptom that could be associated with COVID-19, the resident is retested.”
52 employees also tested positive, and 38 of them have since returned to work.
The state reports a total of 134 confirmed cases in McMinn County.