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LTC Facility Reporting 2 More Deaths, July 13, 2020 COVID-19 Update

  • Heritage Health and Rehabilitation a LTC facility is reporting an increase of 2 deaths since the July 10th report.  That brings a total of 4 deaths in that facility.  It normally takes a few days for these to show in the total death count.  The 6th death was reported on Saturday could account for one of these in the total death count.  With limited information it is difficult to reconcile the two reports.  They are reporting 15 patients and 11 staff members testing positive for COVID-19.  See the full report below.
  • 660 Total confirmed cases and 6 deaths total reported here with 45 hospitalizations total.  Up 37 confirmed cases since yesterday.  (These figures apply to Bulloch County Residents)
  • EGRMC currently/today caring for 22 COVID-19 positive patients today (May or may not be Bulloch County Residents) 5 COVID-19 patients on vents.
  • EMS received notice of 2 confirmed COVID-19 positive patients transported recently.  To Date: 46 probable and 38 confirmed transports by EMS.
  • Region J Critical Care Bed Capacity decreased to 22 today.  There are only 19% (549 beds) critical care beds available statewide.

Exceeding EGRMC bed and staff capacity is why leaders keep calling for citizens to wear a mask, social distance, wash hands and avoid crowds to slow the spread and not overwhelm our hospital.  EGRMC has 24 ICU beds and 17 vents currently.  The ICU bed count does not include step down beds.  They can expand to more critical beds if needed with some modifications.

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BULLOCH COUNTY LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY 7/13/20 COVID-19 REPORT: 

FACILITY# OF RESIDENTS# COVID POSITIVE RESIDENT# COVID DEATHSTotal Tested Residents

 

#

Recovered

#COVID POSITIVE STAFF
BROWN’S5600301
EAGLE50005004
HERITAGE5815467011
BETHANY408040254
WESTWOOD37304612

https://dch.georgia.gov/

BULLOCH COUNTY TOTAL COVID-19 DEATHS:

AGESEXCOUNTYRACECOMORBIDITY
65MaleBullochWhiteUnknown
42FemaleBullochAfrican-American/ BlackYes
76FemaleBullochWhiteNo
90+FemaleBullochWhiteUnknown
62FemaleBullochWhiteUnknown
90+FemaleBullochAfrican-American/BlackYes

https://dph.georgia.gov/covid-19-daily-status-report

 

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