BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — 4 nursing dwelling residents died after Hurricane Ida, however full particulars of their deaths are unknown as a result of state well being inspectors stated Thursday that they have been turned away from inspecting situations on the facility to which they’d been evacuated.
Three of the deaths are thought of storm-related, the Louisiana Division of Well being stated in a information launch.
The company stated its investigators have been “expelled” from the personal property on Tuesday, stopping them from totally investigating.
“We have now important considerations about situations on this facility,” the division stated, including that it’s working to search out protected locations for all 843 residents, starting with probably the most weak.
The nursing dwelling residents have been evacuated from seven amenities round Louisiana.
Few different particulars have been instantly obtainable.