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24th Vets Home resident dies of COVID-19

24th Vets Home resident dies of COVID-19

1 month ago by Scott Hardy

No new cases at the Home in over a month

Another resident of the Illinois Veteran's Home in Quincy has died of COVID-19.

In a letter sent Tuesday to residents and their families, Administrator Troy Culbertson announced the death. He didn't say when the resident died, only that it happened in the previous 7 days. 24 Vets Home residents have now died from the virus. There continues to be no new cases of COVID-19 at the Home, since residents and staff were vaccinated, starting in late December.

A total of 302 Vets Home residents and staff have tested positive for the virus since the start of the pandemic.

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