Canton senior care facility reports one additional COVID-related death

United Helpers Rehabilitation and Senior Care, 205 Canton-Madrid Road, Canton. Christopher Lenney/Watertown Daily Times

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.

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