Prairie House sees 6 new employee coronavirus cases


Six more cases of the coronavirus were reported among employees at the Prairie House Living Center in Plainview.

According to the latest numbers provided by the Texas Department of Health and Human Services, which were last updated on Sept. 3, Prairie House has reported 27 total cases of the virus among its employees. Six of those cases were still active through Sept. 3.

Ten of the 58 total reported cases among residents were active through the latest reporting day. Fifteen residents have died and 32 have recovered from the virus in the facility.

The Plainview Healthcare Center had no active cases of the virus with 19 total reported cases.

No active cases were reported for Castro, Floyd or Swisher County nursing facilities as of Sept. 3.

Zero cases of the virus have been reported at either Beehive Homes of Plainview or Santa Fe Place as of the latest reporting date.

The Beehive Homes of Shepherd’s Meadow in Floydada had 12 total active cases of the virus – seven among employees and five among residents.

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