Coronavirus outbreak: 7 dead, 40 diagnosed at Regents Park nursing home
BOCA RATON, Fla. – The deaths attributed to the coronavirus pandemic continue to increase at the Regents Park Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Boca Raton. The nursing home reported the largest coronavirus outbreak among long-term care facilities in Palm Beach County. About 50% of the deaths at long-term care facilities in Florida continue to be in Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties. Officials have attributed 94 deaths to coronavirus outbreaks at 31 long-term care facilities in Palm Beach. On Saturday, the deaths represented about 35% of all of the confirmed coronavirus deaths in Palm Beach County.
Miami Springs nursing home residents transferred to hospital
MIAMI SPRINGS, Fla. – Dozens of residents of a Miami Springs nursing home were loaded into ambulances Sunday. Eight Fair Havens’ residents have died from COVID-19, according to the department of health. Department of Health statistics show that Fair Havens Center has transferred 32 positive residents; 58 residents who have tested positive remain at the facility and 38 staff members have tested positive for the coronavirus. Lázaro Guas, whose mother was one of the people transferred Sunday, told Local 10 that his mother tested positive for the virus, but she has yet to show any symptoms. "She doesn't have a fever, she doesn't have any symptoms; just that she has tested positive.
Coronavirus continues to plague Five Star Senior Living facilities in Broward
POMPANO BEACH, Fla. – The coronavirus pandemic continues to plague Five Star Senior Living facilities in Broward County. Five Star Senior Living operates seven facilities in Broward. Five Star Premier Residences of Hollywood resident dies of coronavirusCOVID-19 has also been the cause of death for residents of the Five Star Premier Residences of Hollywood, a 200-bed facility at 2480 N. Park Rd. According to DOH records, COVID-19 also impacted Five Star Senior Living residents at The Park Summit in Coral Springs, The Horizon Club in Deerfield Beach and the Five Star Premier Residences of Plantation. Coronavirus pandemic affects Five Star Premier Residences of HollywoodFive Star Senior Living facilities in BrowardRecords show FVE MANAGERS, INC. is listed as the management company of the seven facilitiesThe Court at Palm Aire releases letter April 20Five Star Senior Living releases statement April 9
2 assisted living facility residents in Broward die of coronavirus
HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – Two residents of the Five Star Premier Residences of Hollywood in Broward County died of COVID-19, the respiratory infection caused by the new coronavirus. According to a statement released by the assisted living facility on Thursday, the two residents were hospitalized at Memorial Regional Hospital. The facility reported April 2 a resident died of COVID-19. “Only one of those three had direct contact with residents,” a spokesperson wrote in a statement. About 30% of the cases related to these facilities in Florida are in Broward and Miami-Dade counties.
Coronavirus cases rise to 9 at Alexander Nininger State Veterans’ Nursing Home
PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. – The coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the Alexander Nininger State Veterans’ Nursing Home after a military veteran who lived at the home in Pembroke Pines died. As of Wednesday night, there were nine military veterans who tested positive for COVID-19. Murray said 41 tests were administered to residents and staff members, and another 50 tests will be administered this week. “The initial tests were conducted of residents and staff near where the residents who tested positive were residing,” Murray said. As of Wednesday afternoon, Broward County had 2,358 cases confirmed and 32 of them were in Pembroke Pines, according to the Florida Department of Health.