21 residents of Gallatin nursing home have died after coronavirus outbreak


SUMNER COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — Another resident of a Gallatin nursing home has died after a coronavirus outbreak at the facility last month, bringing the total number of deaths to 21.

Multiple sources confirmed the latest death of a resident at the Gallatin Center for Rehabilitation and Healing on Tuesday morning.

The governor’s office said late last month that more than 100 residents and staff members at the nursing home had tested positive for the virus. Many were removed from the facility and transported to area hospitals for treatment.

Since then, 21 residents of the Gallatin nursing home have died.

Sumner County had 518 confirmed cases of COVID-19, according to numbers released Monday afternoon by the Tennessee Department of Health. While 285 had reportedly recovered from the virus, there were 31 deaths reported countywide.

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(This reflects what the TDH is reporting each day at 2 p.m. CST )

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