AnÂ outbreak in one Northeast Arkansas nursing home has led to 5 deaths due to coronavirus as of yesterday. The Randolph County Nursing Home is reporting 59 positive residents, 10 recovered, 1 discharged to hospice house, 4 hospitalized, and 5 deaths. The nursing home also has 25 positive staff members with 11 recovered. Last Friday the nursing home retested one wing of the facility after residents who had previously tested negative began to show symptoms.
We would like to express our condolences to the family and friends of those whoâ€™ve lost loved ones.
Our readers should be aware that the number of cases and deaths reported are delayed on the ADH website reports.
As of August 4th, 2020 the ADH shows 129 COVID-19 Deaths Related to Nursing Homes in Arkansas.