Austin Wellness and Rehabilitation staff, residents test positive

AUSTIN, Texas — Editor’s note: The related video was published on June 23.

According to the data, a resident first tested positive for COVID-19 on July 7.

By July 12, 40 residents and three staff members had tested positive.

Data provided on Austin Wellness and Rehabilitation’s website does not indicate if anyone has died from the virus.

No one from Austin Wellness and Rehabilitation has responded to KVUE’s request for a comment, but the facility posted this on its website:

“Our dedicated heroes here at the facility have and continue doing their utmost to ensure we stop the spread of COVID-19 with preemptive and proactive measures. Some of these measures are restricting/limiting entry, monitoring staff and residents for signs and symptoms, continuous training of staff, constant deep cleaning, social distancing, cessation of communal activities, stockpiling essential PPE and equipment.”