16 active cases of virus reported in Prairie House Living Center

Prairie House Living Center had 16 active cases of the coronavirus as of Sept. 24.

The most recent numbers reported by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission, which were last updated on Sept. 24, showed 10 residents and six employees with active cases of the virus in the nursing home. A total of 58 residents and 27 employees have contracted the virus, according to the latest report.

Fifteen residents have died from the virus at Prairie House and 32 have recovered.

The Plainview Healthcare Center had no reported active cases of the virus as of Sept. 24. A total of 19 cases have been reported in the facility – 13 in residents and six in employees – with one resident death reported to date.

The Lockney Health and Rehabilitation Center has not had a reported case of the virus. Two employee cases were considered active in the two Castro County nursing facilities, one each in Cambridge LTC Partners Inc. and Country View Living. No resident cases have been reported in either facility. There have also been zero reported cases at the Tulia Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Among assisted living facilities, the Beehive Homes at Shepherd’s Meadow had seven active cases among employees and five active cases among residents as of Sept. 24. One resident has died from complications from the virus.

No cases have been reported in either Hale County facility – Beehive Homes of Plainview or Santa Fe Place.

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