Case of COVID-19 reported at Raleigh assisted living center

Wake County News

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Officials Sunday reported a COVID-19 case at a second assisted living center in Wake County.

The first case at a Wake County assisted living center was discovered Friday at a facility in Cary.

Sunday night, officials at Sunrise Senior Living of Raleigh said that a person in their facility at 4801 Edwards Mill Road was infected with COVID-19.

“Sunrise has been closely monitoring the spread of COVID-19 and coordinating with the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and local and state health departments,” Michelle Minor, Regional Vice President of Operations for Sunrise Senior Living, said in a news release.

She said that several steps have been taken since the detection of the disease, including not allowing visitors, having in-room dining and moving all residents to their rooms.

Friday, officials said a resident lives in the Assisted Living area of the Woodland Terrace community in Cary tested positive for COVID-19.

The resident’s family and healthcare authorities were notified immediately. At this time, the origin of exposure is not known.

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