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New COVID cases include 14 residents and one staff member at nursing home with known outbreak

April 24th, 2020 by WCBC Radio

The Allegany County Health Department has reported 15 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Allegany County, bringing the total to 110.  The new cases are all affiliated with the known outbreak at a Cumberland nursing home and include 14 residents and one staff member.  A total of 73 residents at this facility have tested positive for COVID-19.  

The health department also reports that a female resident of that nursing home has died.

A Mineral County resident employed at a second Allegany County nursing home has tested positive for COVID-19. 

As of Friday, a total of 809 Allegany County residents have been tested for COVID-19.  Of those, 649 were negative, 110 tested positive, and 50 tests are still pending.

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