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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 138112.015 Event: 08/01/2021Employee With Covid-19 Infection Dies
An employee was working at a general medical or surgical hospital. She worked as a patient sitter. She had allegedly been exposed to a COVID-positive patient on or about July 18, 2021. She worked on the 19th, was off on the 20th, and never returned to work. She called in to quit on July 22nd. The employer had not been aware that the employee had contracted COVID, that she had symptoms of COVID, or if or when she was hospitalized. She died on or about August 1, 2021. Her emplo yer learned of her death when the health department notified the hospital on Aug ust 11, 2021.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1547597.015 Fatality Occupation not reported

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