Update: COVID-19: Monroe nursing home reports another resident has passed away


Park Place Nursing Home is reporting a fourth resident has passed away from COVID-19. It is also reporting six staff member’s tested positive – one has since recovered. This information is not yet reported by the Georgia Department of Health which doesn’t update nursing home statistics over the weekend.

Walton County reports one more hospitalization

At 7 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, Walton County reported a total of eight deaths with 158 cases of COVID-19. That is no more confirmed cases or deaths and one more hospitalization reported in the last 24 hours. COVID-19 information in this report is a snapshot of the situation at this time.

Walton County

  • Cases – 158
  • Cases per 100,000 – 164.9
  • Total deaths – 8
  • Hospitalized – 27

On May 15, 2020, there were no additional deaths reported at the three Walton County long-term health care facilities that are reporting cases. This will not be updated again until May 18, 2020. Park Place Nursing Home did, however, report two more cases in residents. Ken Murray, owner of Park Place Nursing Home noted that the positive cases are cumulative and there remain 36 active cases with one resident recovered, three resident deaths, five staff members positive with one staff member recovered

  • Park Place, Monroe – 39 confirmed resident cases, five confirmed staff case, three death
  • The Retreat at Loganville Pearl Memory Care Building –  13 confirmed resident cases, four deaths
  • The Retreat at Loganville: one confirmed resident case, no staff cases, no deaths

Gwinnett County

  • Cases –  2,597 –  that’s no new cases reported in the past 24 hours
  • Cases per 100,000 – 267.40
  • Total deaths –102 – that’s one new death reported in the past 24 hours
  • Hospitalized – 509  – that’s 38 new hospitalizations reported in the past 24 hours


  • Confirmed cases –  37,212 – that is 440 more cases reported in the last 24 hours
  • ICU admissions – 1, 556  – that’s eight more reported in the past 24 hours
  • Hospitalizations – 6,767 – 249 more reported in the past 24 hours
  • Total deaths – 1,598 *
  • Total tests reported for Georgia right now at 321,069  – That is 19,195 tests reported in the past 24 hours.

*This is 10 more  COVID-19 deaths reported in the last 24 hours. 

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