Lewiston facility reports two more COVID deaths

Lewiston’s Prestige Care and Rehabilitation confirmed Friday that two additional residents have died from COVID-19 and 46 people have tested positive at its facility.

The facility announced it has 18 patients and nine staff members currently considered active cases. An additional 11 patients and eight staff members recently recovered from the virus.

In all, three residents have died from the disease in recent weeks.

Meanwhile, in its weekly summary of long-term care facilities with COVID-19 cases, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported the Good Samaritan Society – Moscow Village had seven cases among its residents and staff.

Officials at Good Samaritan, say there are two active cases in the facility and one of the three residents who tested positive in the assisted living space has recovered.

Four staff members who previously tested positive have also recovered.

The most recent positive test was reported Sept. 8th.

Additionally, the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare reported the Idaho State Veterans Home in Lewiston has had two positive cases of COVID-19. No other details have been made available. (Lewiston Tribune)

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