25 South Miss. long-term care facilities report COVID-19 cases in residents, staff

25 South Miss. long-term care facilities report COVID-19 cases in residents, staff
It's been more than three months since Lauderdale Christian Nursing Home residents have had family visit. (Source: WAFF)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLOX) - Cases of COVID-19 across Mississippi continue to rise, with a similar trend continuing in long-term care facilities.

In total, there were 145 employee cases, 172 resident cases and 19 resident deaths related to COVID-19 reported in 25 LTC facilities across the six southern counties.

Facility Name County Facility Type Staff Cases Resident Cases Resident Deaths
George Regional Health & Rehabilitation Center George Nursing Home 1 0 0
Glen Oaks Nursing Center George Nursing Home 1 0 0
Sparrow Hills, Inc. George Personal Care Home 1 0 0
Dunbar Village Terrace Hancock Nursing Home 1 0 0
Woodland Village Nursing Center Hancock Nursing Home 5 0 0
Bay Cove Assisted Living Harrison Personal Care Home 1 0 0
Boyington Health & Rehabilitation Center Harrison Nursing Home 29 69 5
Dixie White House Health & Rehabilitation Center Harrison Nursing Home 12 28 4
Driftwood Nursing Center Harrison Nursing Home 14 14 3
Greenbriar Nursing Center Harrison Nursing Home 4 0 0
Gulfport Care Center Harrison Nursing Home 4 1 0
Lakeview Nursing Center Harrison Nursing Home 8 5 0
One Magnolia Place Harrison Personal Care Home 2 2 0
South MS Regional Center Harrison ICF-IID 5 0 0
The Pillars of Biloxi Harrison Nursing Home 5 4 0
LeMoyne Place Jackson Personal Care Home 8 24 2
Plaza Community Living Center Jackson Nursing Home 1 2 0
River Chase Village Jackson Nursing Home 9 5 0
Singing River Health & Rehabilitation Center Jackson Nursing Home 3 0 0
Singing River Skilled Nursing Facility Jackson Nursing Home 4 0 0
Sunplex Subacute Care Jackson Nursing Home 6 8 3
Bedford Care Center of Picayune Pearl River Nursing Home 9 8 2
Pearl River County Nursing Home Pearl River Nursing Home 3 2 0
Picayune Rehabilitation & Healthcare Pearl River Nursing Home 1 0 0
Azalea Gardens Nursing Center Stone Nursing Home 8 0 0

Across the entire state, there were 1,168 new cases of COVID-19 and 52 new deaths reported Friday by state health officials.

The names of the facilities where outbreaks have been reported had previously been withheld, citing patient privacy.

A Hinds County Chancery Court ruling said the names of facilities with outbreaks of COVID-19 should be disclosed out of public interest, and the court agreed. A further recommendation from the state attorney general backed up the decision.

While the names of the specific facilities were released, the names of individual patients will still not be public, nor will how many cases each facility has reported.

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