Rockwall County

Rockwall County Reports 9th COVID-19-Related Death at Same Long-Term Care Facility

Sixty of the county's 153 cases have been reported at Broadmoor Medical Lodge

NBC 5 News

A ninth resident of Broadmoor Medical Lodge in Rockwall has died after testing positive for the new coronavirus, accounting for all COVID-19-related deaths in Rockwall County.

The facility has reported 60 positive cases of the virus -- 39 in residents and 21 in employees -- with 32 recoveries.

Rockwall County has confirmed 153 total cases of COVID-19.

Broadmoor Medical Lodge most recently reported two new deaths Sunday and said it was working with the Rockwall Fire Department on a site assessment.

All residents and staff would be tested Tuesday and Wednesday, officials said.

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