Athens nursing home patient dies from COVID-19

Athens nursing home patient dies from COVID-19

ATHENS, Ala. (WAFF) - Officials confirm a patient at the Senior Rehab and Recovery Center at the Limestone Health Facility died from COVID-19 last week.

That’s according to a doctor at the facility.

That patient passed away after being transported to the Athens-Limestone Hospital for treatment.

Last week, we learned that 23 patients tested positive for COVID-19. There are now 36 residents and 18 employees who have tested positive.

Positive residents have been placed in a temporary COVID unit.

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