Are Nursing Homes Safe Now? Kansas Facility Sees All Residents Test Positive For COVID-19

A Kansas nursing home has seen all 62 of its residents test positive for COVID-19 along with an unspecified number of staff members.

The coronavirus outbreak at the Norton County, Kansas-based Andbe Home nursing home resulted in the death of 10 residents and one hospitalization, with the remaining patients being treated at the facility, the Norton County Health Department confirmed on Monday night.

The health department said in a statement that the residents were being quarantined in their rooms and were not being allowed outside visitors.

Kansas has reported an average of more than 700 new positive cases of the coronavirus and probable cases of the virus a day – the largest reporting since early March, CBS News reported.

With the risk of contracting the coronavirus higher in elderly adults, many nursing homes are seeing cases spike as the pandemic continues to wage on. At the height of the outbreak

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Contractor At Lillian Drive School Tests Positive For COVID-19

HAZLET, NJ – A service contractor associated with Lillian Drive Elementary School has tested positive for COVID-19, according to district officials.

In a message posted to the district website over the weekend, no student or staff member has tested positive thus far. Hazlet Township Public Schools is currently coordinating closely with public health officials.

“Contact tracing is being completed at this time, and all close contacts will be notified and, if necessary, quarantined. Cleaning and disinfecting of all exposed areas and equipment is being carried out. All protocols have been followed and the safety of both staff and students has been prioritized,” the notice reads.

District families are encouraged to continue following recommended safeguards, such as:

  • Staying home when you are sick
  • Washing hands often with soap for at least 20 seconds
  • Covering coughs and sneezes and properly disposing of tissues
  • Limiting close contact with people who are sick and
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Bristol on standby for Premiership final if Wasps have more positive Covid tests

Bristol will face Exeter in the Premiership final next weekend if Wasps record more positive tests for Covid-19 next week and are unable to prepare for the Twickenham showdown.

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Wasps sent their players home last Wednesday after four, from the club’s academy and a couple on the fringe of the first team, tested positive along with three members of staff. An extra batch of tests has been arranged for Saturday before the next official round on Tuesday.

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Before the season resumed in August, Premiership Rugby, in consultation with the Rugby Football Union and the Professional Game Board, drew up a contingency plan for every one of the remaining 11 rounds of matches should a club be unable to field a team because of coronavirus.

For the Twickenham showpiece, it meant that

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