Another County Resident Dies From Virus – Transylvania County, NC
Last updated 1/18/2021 at 2:57pm
On Thursday, Transylvania Public Health reported a 12th county resident had died from COVID-19 since the pandemic started.
Today, Public Health reported 70 additional cases of COVID-19 over the weekend, for a total of 1,397 cases.
Currently, 190 county residents are in isolation for COVID-19 (within 10 days of symptom onset or 10 days of a positive test) and 192 cases were reported within the past seven days.
Over the weekend, five new cases were reported associated with outbreaks in long-term care facilities. A total of four cases of COVID-19 (two residents and two employees) have been identified in the outbreak at Cedar Mountain House; 26 cases of COVID-19 (14 residents and 12 employees) have been identified in the outbreak at the College Walk assisted living facility; 60 cases (41 residents and 19 employees) and one death have been identified in the outbreak at Kingsbridge House; and 13 cases (two residents and 11 employees) and one death have been associated with the ongoing outbreak at The Oaks.
A total of 190 cases of COVID-19 and eight deaths have been associated with outbreaks at skilled nursing and assisted living facilities in Transylvania County since the start of this pandemic.
This includes four cases associated with a previous outbreak at The Oaks and 83 cases associated with an outbreak at Accordius Health at Brevard.