UPDATE 5 PM: IDPH addresses possible errors in data reporting.
Below is the original report.
Illinois Department of Public Health officials are now reporting eight cases of COVID-19 at Bickford of Bourbonnais.
On Friday, the nursing home sent out a press release promoting transparency at the home. The current case count on their website currently stands at two. IDPH officials announced the updated numbers on their long-term care facility page Sunday night.
Over 20% of all residents at Bickford of Bourbonnais are now positive for COVID-19. The facility is registered for 35 residents and accepts residents age 55 and up.
With the release of the Illinois Department of Public Health long-term care list over the weekend, it’s now being reported Aperion Care in Bradley currently holds 2 COVID-19 cases.
Aperion Care joins Bickford of Bourbonnais, Riverside Senior Life, Riverside Miller Center, and Shapiro Developmental Center in the growing list of care facilities connected to blooming case counts of COVID-19 in Kankakee County.
A combined 102 residents the Kankakee County facilities are now COVID-19 positive as of Sunday night.