Latest CMS, CDC and NHSN COVID-19 Data Posted

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare

CMS has posted nursing home data for week ending May 16, 2021.

Resident deaths increased 176 from the week ending May 9 with staff deaths increasing 18 from that week as well.

CDC’s COVID-19 Data Tracker reports another slight increase in the percentage of adults with at least 1 vaccination completed.  Last week it was 60.5% so there’s a 1.5% increase.

Also, a slight increase in LTC residents and staff vaccinations:

NHSN’s Nursing Home Covid-19 Data Dashboard shows the following as of early morning May 24, 2021:

If you’d like to compare this week’s data to last week’s, check out my blog from last week.