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Resident at Richmond assisted living facility tests positive for COVID-19

Posted: 6:13 PM, Mar 26, 2020
Updated: 2020-03-27 00:09:13-04
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RICHMOND, Va. -- A resident at a Richmond Assisted Living facility has tested positive for the Coronavirus.

Beth Sholom Senior Living announced Wednesday that a resident at their Parkside Assisted Living facility tested positive for COVID-19.

The resident is in the hospital where he is receiving medical treatment.

"Given our current shelter in place guidelines, we are hopeful that this will be an isolated case," a representative from Beth Sholom said. "We are working closely with the local health department and our team continues to work diligently to ensure we are following all CDC recommendations."

The facility has also taken additional actions designed to limit the exposure of residents and staff.