9 More Coronavirus Deaths Confirmed At Vallejo Nursing Home

Maggie Fusek

SOLANO COUNTY, CA — More coronavirus-related deaths have occurred in connection with a coronavirus outbreak at a nursing home in Solano County. The county previously confirmed two deaths at the Windsor Vallejo Care Center; as of Monday morning, a total of 11 residents of the care center have now died after becoming infected with the virus, Solano County Spokeswoman Jayleen Richards confirmed in an email to Patch.

The county has confirmed 16 total coronavirus-related deaths to date, with 13 deaths involving residents 65 or older — and 11 of those 13 at the skilled nursing and rehabilitation center located at 2200 Tuolumne St. in Vallejo.

The county's other three deaths have involved residents in the 19-64 age group.

The county has reported no coronavirus deaths or hospitalizations in the 0-19 age group.

Of Solano County residents hospitalized for the virus, 36 have been in the 19-64 age group and 26 in the 65 and older age group.

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The county has reported 410 total cases of COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus, since the outbreak began in March. Only 13 have been in children through 18 years old, while 286 of the cases have been in the 19-64 age group and 111 in the 65 and older age group.

Number of Coronavirus Cases By City In Solano County:

  • Benicia: 20 cases
  • Dixon: Fewer than 10 cases
  • Fairfield: 70 cases
  • Rio Vista: Fewer than 10 cases
  • Suisun City: 20 cases
  • Vacaville: 39 cases
  • Vallejo: 245 cases
  • Unincorporated areas: Fewer than 10 cases

As of Thursday at Windsor Vallejo Care Center, there were 24 cases of coronavirus among health care workers and 58 cases among residents, according to the state of California's Skilled Nursing Facilities: COVID-19 webpage.

The state says the data is provided to offer a snapshot of COVID-19 in skilled nursing facilities in California, and does not imply wrongdoing on the part of the facility.

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This article originally appeared on the Benicia Patch