Illinois Department of Public Health officials reports this afternoon 39 of Riverside’s Miller Center’s 70 residents are now infected with COVID-19.
That number is up 11 since Friday, April 17th.
Since that time, multiple residents of Riverside’s Miller Center have been reported dead.
Riverside’s Miller Center can support up to 78% of their seniors in negative pressure environments to require recommended isolation strategies. Isolation tents are used to restrict airflow used by a patient and push it outside of the building.
Reports of residents infected at Miller Center first began on April 9th. It took over a week before Riverside officially announced any cases at Riverside’s 5-Star Senior Living Center.