Care Center resident is second COVID-19 death in Princeton (updated at 6:50 p.m.)

A second resident of Princeton has died as a result of complications from COVID-19. The resident, who was over 80, was a patient at the Princeton Care Center on Bunn Drive. Officials said he had preexisting health conditions.

Officials said that when the resident tested positive for COVID-19, he was immediately moved to an isolated wing of the facility. According to officials, the Princeton Care Center staff are also actively investigating potential exposure to other residents and staff members at the facility. Officials said non-essential visitation to the facility was suspended in mid-March, and that universal masking procedures are in place.

Forty-five residents of Princeton total have tested positive for COVID-19 as of Wednesday, April 8. Four healthcare workers who live in Princeton and two police officers for the municipality of Princeton have tested positive.

Eleven Princeton residents have recovered from COVID-19.

Demographics for Princeton cases:

Male: 25, Female: 20

Hospitalized: 3

1 <11
1 12 – 17
33 18 – 65
10 >65