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More Than Forty Hingham Residents Have Died In Senior Care Facilities

Hingham Current Staff, Updated June 3, 2020

The State Health Department reports that in the past eight weeks, Hingham's cases of COVID-19 have risen by 424%.  Senior care facilities in general have been hit especially hard by COVID-19, but nursing homes and rehab facilities, which allow for short-term stays, have borne the brunt of it.  Just this week, Bay Path Nursing Home in Duxbury went from having no cases to reporting more than 30 cases of the virus.  Assisted living facilities, like Allerton House, do not have a transient population. 

 

The State Health Department reports the following cumulative number of cases and (deaths) in senior living facilities in Hingham:

  1. Allerton House - fewer than 10 cases (0 deaths)

  2. Bridges by Epoch - fewer than 10 cases (0 deaths)

  3. Harbor House - more than 30 cases (23 deaths)

  4. Linden Ponds - between 10-30 cases (6 deaths)

  5. Queen Anne Nursing Home - more than 30 cases (15 deaths)

  6. Lincoln School Apartments - To date we have not received a response from the Town of Hingham regarding the number of cases or the status of the cases.

 

TOWN (total # of cases) - % growth over past 8 weeks

  1. Hingham (257) - 424%

  2. Plymouth (545) - 405%

  3. Rockland (424) - 344%

  4. Abington (230) - 326%

  5. Duxbury (102) - 308%

  6. Hanson (98) - 308%

  7. Norwell (119) - 297%

  8. Whitman (185) - 256%

  9. Scituate (173) - 253%

  10. Hull (48) - 243%

  11. Pembroke (89) - 197%

  12. Quincy (1019) - 176%

  13. Milton (295) - 163%

  14. Braintree (793) - 157%

  15. Weymouth (682) - 155%

  16. Randolph (912) - 149%

  17. Marshfield (157) - 134%

  18. Hanover (67) - 103%

  19. Cohasset (24) - 71%