CANTON — Ten additional people since Tuesday have tested positive for the novel coronavirus at the Canton Rehabilitation and Senior Care facility, according to a Wednesday update from United Helpers.
With the new cases — four staff and six residents — the Canton nursing home, 205 Canton-Madrid Road, has recorded a total of 131 cases since Nov. 29. One person remains hospitalized and seven people have died of COVID-19 complications.
One additional staff case from the Ogdensburg Rehabilitation and Senior Care facility was recorded Wednesday. The 8101 Route 68 site, less than a mile southwest of the Ogdensburg city limits, has logged 210 cases — 82 staff and 128 residents — since the outbreak began in November. Three people remain hospitalized and 23 people have died of COVID-19 complications, no change since last week.
Thirty-four people at the Canton site and 88 at the Ogdensburg site have recovered.
Visitation at the Canton and Ogdensburg locations continues to be suspended.