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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 125463.015 Event: 04/09/2020Employee With Covid-19 Infection Dies
An employee, a Lead Direct Support Professional, was overseeing employees taking care of patients. However, there was a shortage of direct support professionals , so the employee was also caring for patients. The employee's last day worked w as April 9, 2020, where she left at 11 p.m and developed symptoms of COVID-19 at home. The employee was taken to the hospital from home on April 12, 2020, with symptoms of COVID-19. The employee died on April 16, 2020, with the causes of d eath on the death certificate being listed as COVID-19 pneumonia, septic shock, acute kidney injury, and hypoxic respiratory failure.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1472703.015 Fatality Health aides, except nursing

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