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COVID-19 Hits Harbor Harbor House Rehabilitation & Nursing Center and Linden Ponds Senior Living Community the Hardest Last Week

Hingham Current Staff, Updated June 10, 2020

Although overall growth of COVID cases has slowed, seniors living in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities continue to be the hardest-hit group in Hingham.  According to state data, all of these facilities have at least one resident who has tested positive, and 75% of them have reported deaths.

Harbor House, a 138-bed facility in Hingham that offers both short-term rehabilitation and long-term nursing care, reported another three deaths this week bringing their total to 26.  According to the Massachusetts Department of Health COVID-19 Dashboard, Linden Ponds saw an increase in the number of cases, moving them into the greater than 30 category. 

 

The state 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 (26 deaths)

  4. Linden Ponds - more than 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 or status of cases.

 

TOWN (total # of cases) - % growth over past 9 weeks

  1. Rockland (350) - 447%

  2. Hingham (265) - 441%

  3. Plymouth (573) - 431%

  4. Abington (232) - 330%

  5. Hanson (103) - 329%

  6. Duxbury (106) - 324%

  7. Norwell (119) - 297%

  8. Scituate (177) - 261%

  9. Whitman (182) - 250%

  10. Hull (49) - 250%

  11. Pembroke (91) - 203%

  12. Quincy (1112) - 201%

  13. Milton (297) - 165%

  14. Braintree (804) - 161%

  15. Weymouth (690) - 158%

  16. Randolph (926) - 152%

  17. Marshfield (160) - 139%

  18. Hanover (69) - 109%

  19. Cohasset (24) - 71%