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ALERT: Mineral County Nursing Home Has Positive Coronavirus Case

April 25th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

The Mineral County Health Department announced Saturday that an employee of Dawnview Center Nursing Home, in Fort Ashby, has tested positive for COVID-19.

The employee is a resident of Allegany County, and health officials in both counties will be working to determine contacts and who needs to self quarantine.

As reported on WCBC, West Virginia Governor Jim Justice has ordered residents and staff at all state nursing home and long term care facilities to be tested.  To date at Dawnview, test results for 42 residents and 77 employees have come back negative, with the one positive case.  Results are still pending for 12 residents and 25 employees.

3 Responses to “ALERT: Mineral County Nursing Home Has Positive Coronavirus Case”

  1. April 26, 2020 at 12:46 am, dave said:

    Wow! Dawnview has twice as many employ
    ees as patients


    • April 26, 2020 at 5:46 am, Mark said:

      > No, about twice as many employees TESTED.


    • April 26, 2020 at 9:24 am, Patrick said:

      > Mark is correct.


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