Nursing home outbreak increases to four (4) total (2 staff & 2 residents) with Taylor County’s fifty-ninth confirmed case of COVID-19 – (12 Active, 46 Recovered, 1 Death)

TAYLOR COUNTY--Doctor David Bender, County Health Officer today, Wednesday, August 12, announced that the Grafton-Taylor County Health Department has confirmed Taylor County’s 59th positive case of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) involving a Taylor County resident.

The patient, who is in their nineties (90’s) is currently in isolation at Rosewood Nursing Home.

This brings that outbreak count to a total of four (4), with 2 staff and two (2) residents testing positive so far (more results still pending).

Epidemiological investigation to include contact tracing is currently underway, with community spread confirmed.

This brings Taylor County to a total of twelve (12) active Covid-19 cases.