Unlike other counties, Fayette’s long-term care facilities holding steady

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An update released May 8 by the Ga. Department of Community Health (DCH) on long-term care facilities with one or more Covid-19 cases showed no change in the number of cases in Fayette County in recent days. The situation across Georgia is different, with the numbers increasing and with nearly 48 percent of all Covid-19 deaths occurring in long-term care facilities.

As was the case previously, the May 8 update showed Fayette’s facilities with nine residents testing positive, three resident deaths and 10 staff testing positive.

In long-term care facilities statewide, as of May 8, DCH showed 4,210 residents testing positive, 672 resident deaths and 1,862 staff testing positive for the virus.

As of May 10, and across all population demographics, Georgia has seen 32,610 confirmed Covid-19-positive cases and 1,404 deaths.

Statewide, resident deaths in long-term care facilities account for approximately 48 percent of confirmed deaths from Covid-19.

Local long-term facilities in the report have seen no increase in the number of residents and staff testing positive and no increase in the number of resident deaths in recent days. Data from DCH showed:

– Southland Health and Rehabilitation in Peachtree City has 116 residents, with one resident testing positive.

– Arbor Terrace in Peachtree City has 57 residents, with one resident testing positive and two staff testing positive.

– Ashley Glen Senior Living and Memory Care in Peachtree City has 48 residents, with three residents and two staff testing positive.

– Condor Health Lafayette in Fayetteville has 129 residents, with one staff testing positive.

– Gardens of Fayetteville has 33 residents, with two residents testing positive, one resident death and two staff testing positive.

– Heartis Fayetteville has 94 residents, with two residents testing positive, two resident deaths and two staff testing positive.

– Hope Center Memory Care in Fayetteville has 62 residents, with one staff testing positive.