MISSION, Kan. (AP) — Inspections are underway at a Kansas City, Kansas, rehabilitation facility where 25 people have died of COVID-19 and another 91 have contracted the disease.
The deaths at Riverbend Post Acute Rehabilitation account for nearly a quarter of Kansas’ 110 deaths from the COVID-19 disease caused by the coronavirus.
Riverbend provides short-term rehabilitation for people recovering from medical issues as well as long-term care.
Even with the continued rise in both coronavirus cases and COVID-19-related deaths, pressure from the Republican-controlled Legislature continues to mount on Democratic Gov. Laura Kelly to outline a plan for a phased reopening of the state’s economy.