Two residents tests positive at Manor Care North for the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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According to the email notification to families, the two residents were just recently admitted to Manor Care and were immediately put into a COVID chamber for quarantine.

WILMINGTON (DE): Two long term residents at Manor Care North have tested positive for the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease according to an email news release sent out to family members Monday evening.

Just days before the facility reached out to family members to get consent to administer the Pfizer Covid vaccine which is scheduled to happen in the upcoming weeks.

According to the email notification to families, the two residents were just recently admitted to Manor Care and was immediately put into a COVID chamber for quarantine.

The notification also assured families of loved ones in their facility that they are following all the CDC guidelines regarding visitation, restrictions, screening, and monitoring.

“Please know that we are following all CDC protocols regarding visitation restrictions, screening, and monitoring, masking, quarantine and isolation for any patient, resident, or center staff who either test positive or are at a higher risk for exposure. Our facility continues to test our staff and residents weekly per DPH guidelines.”

In it’s latest update on Long Term Care Facilities in Delaware, the Division of Health does not mention Manor Care as having an outbreak at the facility but to date, there has been 13 deaths in the facility related to the Coronavirus (COVID-10) disease since the pandemic began back in March.

In total, there has been a total of 1,769 positive COVID-19 cases cumulatively involving long-term care residents, and 463 residents of Delaware long-term care facilities have died from complications related to COVID-19.

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