Troubling COVID-19 surge at Grayson Nursing & Rehabilitation

Over the last week, Grayson Nursing & Rehabilitation (GNR) has seen coronavirus run rampant through the long-term care facility.

Since November 15, the facility has reported 17 new cases of the virus, and currently has 19 active cases: 11 residents and eight staff members, according to the Kentucky Department for Public Health (KDPH).

In line with the surge of cases striking Grayson County and all the commonwealth since the beginning of November, as of November 4, GNR has had 24 cases of the virus confirmed within the facility.

No new COVID-19 deaths have been reported, leaving the total at eight virus-related deaths arising from Grayson Nursing & Rehab.

Since March, GNR has had 93 people associated with the facility — 59 residents, 34 staff — test positive for coronavirus. Eight COVID-19-related deaths, all residents, have arisen from GNR.

Spring View Nursing & Rehabilitation, for the first time in several weeks, has recently had one new case of the virus confirmed, according to the KDPH, as a resident of the long-term care facility has tested positive.

Spring View now has had a total of 43 cases of the virus in the facility since the onset of the pandemic, with two resident deaths blamed on the virus.

By Ken Howlett, News Director

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