BUTLER, Pa. (KDKA) — A 96-year-old resident at a Butler County personal care home has tested positive for coronavirus.
Concordia at the Orchard says they learned the employee tested positive on Thursday.READ MORE: Neighbors Want Liquor Control Board To Take Action Against Bar In Carnegie
The resident is currently at Butler Memorial Hospital, the care home says.
“We have notified our residents, their families and other Concordia at the Orchard employees,” a message on Concordia at the Orchard’s website says. “We are taking our residents’ vital signs multiple times per shift and actively monitoring for signs and symptoms of COVID-19.”
The personal care home says residents will remain in isolation, which began for the, on March 29.
On Monday, a part-time employee who isn’t a direct caregiver was diagnosed with coronavirus.READ MORE: 2 Allegheny County Lawmakers Introduce Plan To Allow Legal Recreational Marijuana Use In State
Concordia says the 96-year-old patient may have come into contact with their part-time staff member.
More information on the Coronavirus pandemic:
- CDC Coronavirus Information
- CDC Global Map of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases
- Pennsylvania Department of Health Information
Total cases of the virus statewide now stands at 7,016 in 62 counties.MORE NEWS: Allegheny County Council Approves Plan To Spent Nearly $100 Million From American Rescue Plan
There are 69 cases of the virus in Butler County.