8 dead, 89 infected in Connecticut nursing home COVID-19 outbreak

Eight people died and 89 more residents and staff members were infected during a COVID-19 outbreak at Geer Village Senior Community in Canaan, Conn., NBC Connecticut reported Nov. 14.

The outbreak began at the beginning of October with three positive cases. 

The facility houses 82 residents, and facility officials told NBC Connecticut those who died had serious underlying health issues. Officials say 48 residents and 21 staff members have recovered from the virus. 

Editor's note: Geer Village Senior Community did not respond to a request from Becker's for comment.


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