IDPH: Almost 19,000 lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases seen in long-term care facilities

Alden Terrace of McHenry reports 3 new cases

Alden Terrace of McHenry has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in McHenry County.
Alden Terrace of McHenry has the highest number of COVID-19 cases in McHenry County.

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The total number of COVID-19 cases statewide in long-term care facilities stands at 18,837, which is 1,739 more than last week, the Illinois Department of Public Health reported Friday.

With 125,915 coronavirus cases reported in Illinois, this means 14% are from long-term care facilities.

In McHenry County, Alden Terrace of McHenry reported three new cases, bringing its total to 78. The number of deaths stayed the same at 11. Alden Terrace has the most cases in the county.

Crossroads Care Center in Woodstock, which has the second-most cases in McHenry County, reported one additional case and two additional deaths Friday for 69 cases and 12 deaths total.

According to the IDPH website, the reporting of long-term care facility COVID-19 data has been updated, and only laboratory-confirmed cases are being reported.

Long-term care facilities and local health departments will have the most up-to-date data on case numbers, IDPH officials said.

According to the McHenry County Department of Health, long-term care facilities are required to immediately report any COVID-19-like illness among residents and staff to their local health departments. These numbers then are reported from the local health department to the IDPH.

Long-term care facilities within McHenry County reported the following total cases Friday:

• Fair Oaks Health Care Center in Crystal Lake: 14 cases, two deaths (two additional cases, no additional deaths)

• Florence Nursing Home in Marengo: 31 cases, four deaths (no changes)

• Hearthstone Village in Woodstock: five cases, zero deaths (three additional cases)

• Revere Court of Crystal Lake: 14 cases, two deaths (no changes)

• Sheltered Village in Woodstock: 41 cases, nine deaths (no changes)

• The Fountains at Crystal Lake: 40 cases, 12 deaths (two additional cases, no new deaths)

• The Springs at Crystal Lake: 39 cases, eight deaths (no changes)

• Three Oaks Assisted Living and Memory Care in Cary: two cases, zero deaths (no changes)

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