After White Hall case, nursing homes remain key in controlling covid

As covid-19 numbers continue to rise throughout Arkansas and Jefferson County, protecting one of the most vulnerable populations has become a priority on the state level. Nursing home residents were hit hard in the state of Arkansas at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic. The first nursing home case was reported by the Arkansas Department of Health on March 25 and was associated with the Waters of White Hall.

Health officials announced that the initial case at The Waters of White Hall appeared to be associated with a case linked to the original cluster at Jefferson Regional Medical Center.

Since then, the nursing home has had 51 positive residents with the most recent one reported to the health department on Oct. 1. Sixteen residents total were also reported as deceased.

In a previous interview, Donna Morton, the facility’s administrator, released a statement describing The Waters of White Hall’s “aggressive and

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Real estate prices remain high in Kitchener-Waterloo, realtors say

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Housing prices continue to hold steady in the Kitchener-Waterloo market although they remain dramatically higher than a year ago, according to numbers released by the Kitchener-Waterloo Association of Realtors (KWAR).

a sign in front of a building: A real estate sign is pictured in Vancouver.

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A real estate sign is pictured in Vancouver.

The realtors’ group says that the average sales price of a home in the area was to $637,691 in September, about 17.5 per cent higher than it was in September 2019.

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While that is still a massive change it is about on par with sales prices in August ($634,409) and July ($639,814.)

While the average cost of a home appears to be stable for now, the cost of a detached home jumped last month to $768,762, an increase of 25 per cent over

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