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Covid death linked to Ontario senior facility that was taking significant precautions

ONTARIO - The Brookdale Ontario senior living facility has had one Covid death, the Oregon Health Authority announced Wednesday, July 15. The facility also has six more cases than last week, for a total of 32 with positive tests.

A state record from July 1 said the facility had 41 residents.

The facility was restricting visitors, requiring masks and hiring extra staff by April 30, according to a state inspection report obtained through a public records request from the state Department of Human Services. The assisted living center used a hospital-grade disinfectant on counters, drawers, doorknobs and handrails, and had enough gloves, face masks and other equipment. The inspector found no reasons for follow . . .