Atchison Senior Village reported 26 cases of Covid-19 as of Tuesday evening. A staggering 20 residents have tested positive, along with 6 staff members.
Senior Village had stated a staff member had tested positive on July 21.
Following that case, visitation had been restricted with families and friends only being allowed to call, FaceTime or have Zoom visits.
“We are following all local, state, and federal guidelines to mitigate the spread and keep our residents safe,” Senior Village said in a statement. “Please note, our residents are the number one priority. We are working around the clock with Emergency Management, the local Health Department, and KDHE in our COVID response.”
As of Tuesday, the County has reported 140 total cases of Covid-19 according to the Atchison County Health department.