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National Guard being brought in to Westmoreland Manor amid rise in COVID-19 cases – WTAE Pittsburgh

Westmoreland County commissioners released new information Thursday, saying there are now 47 positive COVID-19 tests among the 336 residents at Westmoreland Manor.

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GREENSBURG, Pa. —UPDATE: Westmoreland County commissioners have decided to bring in the National Guard to assist at Westmoreland Manor.
The role of the Guard will be to take over testing at the county-operated nursing facility, allowing management to return to normal duties.
Commissioners met with Excela Health and the Regional Response Health Collaboration Program about the issue on Thursday.
Of the 59 total cases at Westmoreland Manor, commissioners say most patients are currently asymptoma…

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Maine surpasses 6,000 total coronavirus cases with 38 additional cases reported Wednesday – WMTW Portland

The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported an increase of coronavirus 38 cases on Wednesday and no new deaths.

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AUGUSTA, Maine —The Maine Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported an increase of 38 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday and no new deaths.
The number of Mainers with COVID-19 who have died remains at 146.
The 38 additional cases bring the total in Maine since the outbreak began to 6,027.
According to the Maine CDC, 5,244 people have recovered from the virus, an increase of 38 since Tuesday.
MAINE CORONAVIRUS DATA:

  • Deaths: 146
  • Total Cases: 6,027
  • Confirmed cases: 5,381
  • Probable cases: 646…

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A dangerous new coronavirus complication was discovered – and it never goes away if you get it – BGR

Doctors are studying an unexpected coronavirus complication that can appear a few weeks or even months after the initial COVID-19 infection. Some patients develop…

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  • Doctors are studying an unexpected coronavirus complication that can appear a few weeks or even months after the initial COVID-19 infection.
  • Some patients develop diabetes, experiencing life-threatening symptoms that require immediate medical attention.
  • Doctors observed surprising onset of diabetes following covid infections in older patients who did not have any underlying risk factors, as well as in children who survived a novel coronavirus infection.
  • While both type 1 and type 2 diabetes can be…

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Outbreak Spares No Resident at Kansas Nursing Home – Newser

10 have died; one person is in the hospital

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Coronavirus has infected every resident of a Kansas nursing home, with deadly results. Ten of the 62 residents of Andbe Home in Norton have died and one is in hospital, reports NBC News. The Norton County Health Department announced the outbreak at the privately owned facility on Monday, saying an unspecified number of staff members had also tested positive for the virus, per CBS News and KOLN. “Steps are being taken to prevent any further outbreak including quarantining residents in their…

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