COVID Monthly Deaths Turn into Daily Deaths - Nursing Homes Hit Hard

by Placerville Newswire / Jan 01, 2021 / comments

[Cris Alarcon, 1/1/2021]

From July to October 2020 the County had 4 COVID deaths of residents.  A fast jump in late November has usered in a deadly month of December 2020 with 17 deaths reported in the month of December. That is 71% of all COVID-19 deaths of county residents has occured in the last month of 2020.


County Nursing home have been hard hit with at least 160 positive cases residing in at least 6 deaths of residents.

Staff at these homes have also been hit hard with at least 125 Staff cases tested positve.  No COVID caused deaths have been reported of Staff.

Facility.....................................................Res.Cases......Deaths......Staff Cases.....Deaths
BARTON HOSPITAL D/P SNF                      <11                 -               15                   -
ESKATON VILLAGE PLACERVILLE              23              <11              14                  -
GOLD COUNTRY HEALTH CENTER            12              <11             <11                  -
NEW WEST HAVEN II                                    15              <11             <11                  -
OAKMONT OF EL DORADO HILLS             <11                 -              <11                  -
PONTE PALMERO                                       <11              <11             <11                  -
THE PINES AT PLACERVILLE                      56              <11                59                 -
WESTERN SLOPE HEALTH CENTER          50             <11                33                  -

# The state last updated the list on Jan. 1. 
# Officials withhold the precise number where there are 10 or fewer cases. 
# The numbers reflect cumulative counts.