COVID Outbreak At Veterans’ Home In Manteno

An Illinois Veterans’ Home in Manteno is dealing with a COVID-19 outbreak.  The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs says sixteen residents and six staff members at the home have tested positive for the virus.  The majority of the residents have shown no symptoms or mild symptoms.  However, one resident already under hospice care and completely asymptomatic died yesterday, hours after testing positive for the virus and getting a booster shot.