URGENT: 4 new cases in Nursing or Personal Care Home resident plus 2 in HCW, according DOH report

On Friday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health updated Nursing Home and Personal Care Home data.

The case count increased by one in Nursing Home or Personal Care Home residents, in three facilities bringing the total in Lycoming County to 72 cases attributed to COVID-19.

There are now 12 COVID-19 deaths in Lycoming County attributed to cases in a Nursing Home or Personal Care Home resident, according to the DOH.

News Talk 104.1 was first to report, according to Coroner Kiessling, that 5 new deaths in Lycoming County attributed to cases occurred earlier in the week over a 24 hour period.

Bringing the total in Lycoming County to 10 decedents from COVID-19.

Additionally, 14 cases involving health care workers in a Nursing Home or Personal Care Home in Lycoming County was.

Columbia County has 29 deaths involving three Nursing Home or Personal Care Homes there are also 97 COVID-19 cases involving residents and 34 health care workers.

A third Nursing Home or Personal Care Home with a COVID-19 case was added Friday.

Northumberland County has a single case in a Nursing Home or Personal Care Home resident.

Union County has a single case in a Nursing Home or Personal Care Home health care worker.

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