The Symphony of
Chesterton senior living facility has confirmed that one of its residents
has died of COVID-19.
The woman was in
the 80-89 demographic and tested positive on April 6. She was hospitalized
and subsequently died, Symphony Administrator Kim Gee told the Chesterton
The woman has been
the only Symphony resident to date to test positive for COVID-19, although
two employees did and they were promptly quarantined, Gee said. “We’ve been
extremely fortunate so far.”
guests, and staff are being screened for symptoms, sanitation protocols are
in place and being observed, and residents’ families are being called weekly
with updates. “We’re letting them know we’re fighting the good fight for
them,” Gee said.