GREENSBURG, Pa. — More than 80 residents and close to 30 staff members have tested positive for COVID-19 at a Westmoreland County nursing home.
In all, 86 residents, 28 employees are infected with the coronavirus at the Westmoreland Manor nursing home. That’s more than a quarter of all residents and four more cases since Friday.
So far, there have been no hospitalizations.
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All residents and staff who tested negative will continue to be retested every three to seven days. That will continue until there are no new cases of COVID-19 for at least two weeks.
The Pennsylvania National Guard is at the nursing home to help control the outbreak. The guard has taken over COVID-19 testing so the employees who aren’t quarantined can get back to caring for patients.
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Officials said the National Guard will stay there until at least Oct. 12.
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