COVID-19 outbreaks at local and area nursing homes slowed during the state’s most recent reporting period, but one Bloomington facility reported a large batch of new cases.

Garden Villa-Bloomington reported that 27 of its residents were diagnosed with COVID-19 for the seven-day period ending Jan. 13. That brings the total residents infected throughout the pandemic to 63; six have died. Five new staff members also were diagnosed with COVID-19, according to the Indiana State Health Department that week, for a total of 34.

A recent rise in cases at Brown County Health and Living Community in Nashville slowed, according to the online dashboard at The facility reported six new cases among residents, for a total of 83. Twenty of its residents with COVID-19 have died.

In Orange County, Springs Valley Meadows, an American Senior Communities facility, reported seven new cases among its residents and six among staff. So far in the pandemic, a total of eight residents and 21 staff members have been COVID-19-positive. On Wednesday, Orange County was flagged on the state’s metrics map, indicating a “large number of weekly cases being attributable to aggregate settings.”

The following facilities also reported new cases and/or deaths during the seven-day:
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