5 LONG TERM CARE AND 1 INDUSTRY – LARGE IN CREASE IN #’S

By William

MCPHERSON – The new numbers are out and according to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE), McPherson County still has six (6) facilities listed as Cluster Exposure Facilities.

Of the six, three (3) are new listings as four (4) facilities were removed from the list from a week ago.

Looking at Wednesday numbers one will also find that the positivity testing rate per 1,000 tests rose again within McPherson County as well.

McPherson County now lists five (5) long-term care facilities and one (1) industry.

Good news is that Bethany College in Lindsborg, MCDS in McPherson, The Cedars in McPherson, and Johns-Manville are no longer on the listing while Moundridge Manor in Moundridge, Riverview Estates in Marquette, and Pfizer in McPherson have now been added to the listing.

Overall, the six (6) facilities now list 110 active cases which is an increase of 40 over a week ago. Included in those numbers are two (2) long-term facilities, Pleasant View and McPherson Health and Rehab, have two of the four highest number of cases.

Those McPherson County Facilities listed are:

Bethany Village Long-Term Care in Lindsborg with thirteen (13) current active cases.

McPherson Health and Rehab Long-Term Care in McPherson with thirty-two (32) current active cases.

Moundridge Manor Long-Term Care in Moundridge with ten (10) current active cases.

Pleasant View Long-Term Care in Inman with forty-two (42) current active cases.

Riverview Estates Long-Term Care in Marquette with eight (8) current active cases.

Pfizer Pharmaceutical in McPherson with five (5) current active cases.

Other COVID-19 UPDATE numbers showing up on the KDHE Wednesday reports concerning McPherson County include:

  • Latest numbers show McPherson County has 68.9 positive tests per 1,000 tests taken which is an increase of 16.5% over the previous report (the state of Kansas is currently showing an average of 66.79 positive cases per 1,000 tests).
  • McPherson County is currently showing a testing rate of 264.9 per 1,000 residences, a number that has gone up since the report a week ago.

If one would like to look over all the statistics that the KDHE offers, go to https://www.coronavirus.kdheks.gov/.

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