COVID-19 death toll up to 32 at Henrico long-term health facility

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HENRICO, Va. (WWBT) - Four additional residents at Canterbury Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in Henrico have died due to COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths to 32 as of Tuesday afternoon.

There are 84 in-house or hospitalized Canterbury residents who have tested positive for COVID-19, the center says. They are being treated at the hospital or on-site, per guidance from the Henrico County Health Department.

Here’s a breakdown of the cases:

35 of the positive residents are asymptomatic carriers who show no signs of being ill
49 residents are experiencing COVID-19 related symptoms that range from mild to severe
35 Canterbury residents have tested negative for COVID-19
25 staff members have tested positive and some are still awaiting test results

“In a long-term care facility, you’re in a unique circumstance where there’s high touch and a lot of going from one patient to another with a high volume of healthcare workers,” said Richmond and Henrico Health Director Dr. Danny Avula.

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