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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 127844.015 Event: 07/10/2020Employee With Covid-19 Infection Dies
At 6:00 p.m. on July 10, 2020, Employee # 1 was providing care to nursing home r esidents. After returning home from the shift, Employee # 1 began to exhibit sym ptoms of COVID-19, including fever. Employee #1 was using PPE and protocols in l ine with current CDC recommendations while working on June 4, 5, 6 and 7 of 2020 . Employee # 1 suffered a respiratory illness resulting from infection with the SARS-CoV-2 virus (COVID-19/Coronavirus) and died. It is unknown if the employee acquired the infection at work. Employee # 1 had been working with patients that tested positive for COVID-19.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1483527.015 Fatality Nursing aides, orderlies, and attendants

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