COVID-19 on Nantucket
Nantucket Cottage Hospital announced the first death on Nantucket, last Sunday, as a result of the patient’s complications from COVID-19, and reminded the community “we must continue to take this situation extremely seriously… and continue to adhere to the orders put in place by the Town of Nantucket,” reminded the hospital.
In its update late Tuesday, the hospital reported it has no new confirmed cases of COVID-19, with the number remaining at 10 positives. A total of 177 tests have been conducted, with 10 results pending. Two patients under investigation for coronavirus remain hospitalized locally; one COVID-19 positive patient was transferred off-island.