RICHLAND, Pa. (KDKA) – Two people at St. Barnabas Nursing Home have died from coronavirus.
St. Barnabas did not provide the names or ages of the victims.READ MORE: It Happened Again! Watch As Pittsburgh Bald Eagle Knocked From Perch By Great Horned Owl
The Post-Gazette reports the facility in Richland Township also confirmed an additional 18 case of coronavirus.
As of April 1, St. Barnabas had reported three patients and an employee had tested positive for COVID-19.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: Groups Representing State Troopers, Corrections Officers Renew Calls For Vaccine Prioritization
Spokesman Jim Lauteri told the P-G that patients who have tested positive are being kept in “isolation pods” in one corner of the building. All employees reportedly have their temperatures taken when they report for work.
More information on the Coronavirus pandemic:MORE NEWS: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reports 17 New Deaths, 186 Additional Cases
- CDC Coronavirus Information
- CDC Global Map of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases
- Pennsylvania Department of Health Information
- Allegheny County Health Department Information
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