A woman in her 70s who was living at Acorn Glen Assisted Living in Princeton died as a result of complications from COVID-19, officials said Sunday. Officials did not say when the resident died.
According to local officials, eight residents at Acorn Glen have tested positive for COVID-19 and are living in an isolated area of the facility. According to the New Jersey Health Department’s database of COVID-19 cases at long-term care facilities, Acorn Glen has 12 residents who have tested positive for COVID-19.
“We understand the vulnerability of patients at these types of facilities and the Princeton Health Department has been conducting weekly conference calls with long-term care centers in Princeton to ensure they are meeting New Jersey Department of Health guidelines on controlling outbreaks of COVID-19,” reads a statement from the local health department. “Acorn Glen has been providing daily updates to the Princeton Health Department and the New Jersey Department of Health. Of the eight people who have tested positive, Acorn Glen has had three individuals recover from COVID-19.”
Officials said Princeton has a total of 108 confirmed positive COVID-19 cases as of Sunday. Forty-five people have recovered.
Local officials Sunday provided a racial breakdown of 94 of the 108 confirmed COVID-19 Cases in Princeton.
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