Holyoke Soldiers’ Home suspends visits after veteran who recovered from coronavirus tests positive again

By DOUGLAS HOOK | MassLive.com | Published: July 28, 2020

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(Tribune News Service) — A resident of the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home who recovered from coronavirus has again tested positive for the virus.

That individual has been transported to a hospital for treatment and was confirmed to have COVID-19 after experiencing COVID-like symptoms, the Executive Office of Health and Human Services confirmed to MassLive.

“The Home is immediately taking necessary precautions and is performing full-house testing with support from the Massachusetts National Guard, and temporarily suspending all visitation,” EOHHS said.

They also added that the facility has been implementing protocols for clinically recovered individuals, who may test positive even after they are clinically recovered.

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