2 residents at Alameda Care Center die from COVID-19
Two senior residents of the Alameda Care Center in Burbank died over the weekend due to complications caused by COVID-19, officials said. The disease stems from infection with the novel coronavirus.
So far, 17 people — seven residents and 10 staff members — have tested positive for the coronavirus at the facility, which specializes in the care of seniors who suffer from dementia and other memory-related illnesses, according to KTLA.
Representatives of the Alameda Care Center, located at 925 W. Alameda Ave., were not available for comment on Monday.
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday confirmed 21 cases of the coronavirus in Burbank, and cases increased to 2,474 countywide. The number of deaths caused by the virus also rose — to 44 people across the county.