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141 COVID-19 cases confirmed for long term care residents statewide in IDOH weekly update

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(CDC/Alissa Eckert, MS)

Monroe County

Monroe County confirmed 18 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, down from 19 Tuesday and 36 Monday.  

No new deaths were reported, leaving the total at 196.   

The county re-entered the yellow advisory after a month of being ranked in orange – which indicated higher spread of the COVID-19 virus. Its seven-day positivity rate dropped to 4.2 percent from 4.5 Tuesday and from 4.6 percent Monday. The county has recorded 14,884 cases since the pandemic began.        

In District 8, which includes Monroe, Brown, and Bartholomew counties, 107 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 Wednesday, up from 99 Tuesday and 94 Monday. Hospitalizations hit an eight-month high of 138 Sept. 10 but have been steadily decreasing. Wednesday is the most hospitalizations since Sept. 24.  

Monroe County’s weekly cases per 100,000 are down to 144 from 159 previously. This is the second week in a row the rate has decreased, after the county saw steady increases through August and mid-September.  

The Monroe County Community School Corp. reported eight COVID-19 cases in the district Wednesday, one of which was not from inside a school building.  

Indiana    

The state recorded 2,675 new COVID-19 cases Wednesday, an increase from 2,130 Tuesday and 1,822 Monday. It is still fewer than the 3,218 reported Friday. The number of positive cases has declined since topping out at more than 5,000 new daily cases more than two weeks ago – it was the most confirmed in Indiana since Jan. 8. 

The Indiana Department of Health announced 72 new COVID deaths, bringing that number to 15,413 since the pandemic began. The state surpassed 14,000 deaths Aug. 30. The state has reported 976,802 COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic.  

Hospitalizations in the state dipped under 2,000 for the first time in three weeks Monday, with the number of Hoosiers in the hospital with the virus at 1,861. It was up Tuesday to 1,879 and 1,878 Wednesday. This is the lowest three-day period for hospitalizations since August.   

The state’s seven-day positivity rate Tuesday is 9.4 percent – the same as Monday and down from Tuesday’s 9.5 percent. The positivity rate hit a low of 1.9 percent June 22.   

Long-Term Care Facilities    

The state reported 141 new positive cases among residents at long-term care facilities this week after recording 385 last week and none two weeks ago. On Sept. 15, 121 cases were recorded. The total number of positive cases since the pandemic began is  15,907.    

Twenty-two new resident deaths were confirmed this week. Last week 49 death were confirmed. On Sept. 22, nine resident deaths were recorded. Three weeks ago, the state confirmed 30 deaths. This brings the total to 6,478 in long-term care facilities since the pandemic began.     

Below are the latest results reported to the state for Monroe County facilities    

The Richland Bean Blossom Health Center: 32  positive resident cases, eight resident deaths, 22 positive staff cases(no change, no change, +4 from last week)  

Stonecroft Health Campus: 33 positive resident cases, 14 resident deaths, 28 positive staff cases (no change from last week or two weeks ago)   

Garden Villa: 73 positive resident cases, 14 resident deaths, 45 positive staff cases (no change from last week or week before)   

Monroe Place: Fewer than five positive resident cases, fewer than five resident deaths, fewer than five positive staff cases  (no change from last week or two weeks ago)   

Golden Living Center: 57 positive resident cases, 20 resident deaths, 33  positive staff cases (+1, no change, +1)   

Brookdale: 0 positive resident cases, 0 resident deaths, 0 positive staff cases (no change from last week or two weeks ago)  

Autumn Hills Alzheimer’s Special Care Center: fewer than five positive resident cases, 0 resident deaths, fewer than five positive staff cases (no change from last week or two weeks ago)   

Bell Trace: fewer than five positive resident cases, 0 resident deaths, 0 positive staff cases (no change from last week or two weeks ago)   

Bloomington Nursing and Rehabilitation Center:  24 positive resident cases, fewer than five resident deaths, seven positive staff cases (no change from last week or two weeks ago)   

Gentry Park: 16  positive resident cases, fewer than five resident deaths, 20 positive staff cases (no change from last week)  

Meadowood Health: 10 positive resident cases, fewer than five resident deaths, 24 positive staff cases (no change from last week or two weeks ago)   

Hi Jill’s: 0 positive resident cases, 0 resident deaths, fewer than five positive staff cases (no change from last week or two weeks ago)   

Hearthstone: 54 positive resident cases, 15 resident deaths, 36 positive staff cases (+1, no change, no change)   

 

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