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Lawsuit Threatened Against Hayward Nursing Home Where Family Member Died Of COVID-19

HAYWARD (KPIX 5) — The first family to threaten legal action against Gateway Care and Rehabilitation Center in Hayward filed a complaint against the facility Monday and are demanding answers regarding the death of a loved one.

So far in the deadly coronavirus outbreak at the Hayward nursing home, 41 residents and 25 staff members had tested positive for COVID-19. Of those cases, nine residents have died from the virus.


KPIX 5 first introduced viewers to the Akrie family on Friday, telling the tragic story of how Cosell Akrie passed away at the center earlier this month while undergoing physical therapy. Now, with the support of civil rights attorney John Burris, the Akries are asking specific questions about how Gateway is being run.

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