Twelfth proprietor at Florida nursing home dies

The death fee at a Florida nursing home where intolerable vital conditions brought on by Hurricane Irma valid deadly has climbed to 12.

Dolores Biamonte is the latest proprietor of Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills to die given the facility’s cooling complement unsuccessful in arise of the record-breaking storm. Her hermit reliable the death with the Miami Herald on Friday.

The 57-year-old exhibited the same symptoms as the 11 other residents, who died in the days after Irma knocked out energy to the transformer fueling the center’s air conditioning, the Broward Medical Examiner’s bureau told the Sun Sentinel.

Biamonte’s death comes after eight others sweltered to death in the rising temperatures on Sept. 13, and another 3 residents who died last week.

The ages of the first 11 patients ranged from 78 to 99.


This aerial photo shows flooded homes of Citrus Park in Bonita Springs, Fla., on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017, 6 days after Hurricane Irma. (Nicole Raucheisen/Naples Daily News around AP)

(Nicole Raucheisen/AP)

Hurricane Irma tore by Southern Florida on Sept. 10, knocking out electricity in homes, and businesses opposite the area. The nursing home defended some power, but the feverishness eventually valid unbearable, call them to phone Florida’s Power Light regularly and even the administrator himself.

The nursing home called 911 3 days later, when their patients began experiencing cardiac detain and respiratory failure, the Miami Herald reported. Nearly 150 patients were evacuated the same morning in wheelchair and stretchers.

Both the Hollywood police and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement have launched a rapist review into the deaths and the State Agency for Health Care Administration revoked the facility’s lisence and close the home down progressing this month.

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