Evansville Protestant Home reports more residents, staff test positive for COVID-19

Coronavirus Watch Indiana

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (WEHT) — One day after confirming COVID-19 cases at its facility, the Protestant Home tells Eyewitness News two more residents and 16 more staff members have tested positive.

That brings the total to 25 residents and 19 staff members.

Paul Mayer, Board President, says staff are required to wear N95 masks and they are working with an agency from Indianapolis to help manage the outbreak.

Mayer says there have been three deaths at the facility since the outbreak started, but did not confirm if the deaths were COVID related.

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(This story was originally published on October 16, 2020)

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