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UPDATE: Oshkosh’s Eden Meadows resident dies after testing positive for coronavirus


Editors Note: The information in the original publication of this story has been updated. A spokesperson for Miravida Living has modified the number of team members tested from 11 to 12.

OSHKOSH, Wis. (WFRV) – Miravida Living announced on Tuesday that an Eden Meadows resident who tested positive for COVID-19 on April 1, has since passed away.

Miravida Living reports the resident was immediately taken back to a local hospital to receive care once the virus was detected.

The organization says they proceeded to test 12 team members of Eden Meadows and confirmed that nine of those 12 tests came back negative and the other three test results are pending.

Miravida Living also reports some patients whose rooms are in the Eden Meadows rehabilitation wing have been tested and are awaiting their results.

Miravida Living says they are still working with local health departments and following recommendations from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention which includes asking residents to remain in their rooms and apartments to help keep its community safe.

Over 20 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in Winnebago County, making up less than 1 percent of the state’s 2,578 cases confirmed as of Tuesday, April 7.

Original Story: Oshkosh: Eden Meadows members self-quarantine after resident diagnosed with COVID-19

Wednesday 4/1/2020 6:17 p.m.

Miravida Living announced on Thursday that a resident in one of its rehabilitation facilities, Eden Meadows, has been diagnosed with COVID-19.

The living facility says the patient has been transferred back to the hospital to receive treatment for the virus.

Miravida also reports, “Some of the members of the Eden Meadows team are symptomatic and are currently in self-quarantine.”

The organization says it is making arrangements to have those members tested for coronavirus.

According to Miravida, it has notified public health officials and is following procedures recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “We are taking every step as recommended by authorities to contain the spread.”


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