BUTLER COUNTY (KDKA) — Butler Health System is letting go of nearly 60 positions due to the coronavirus pandemic.

On Monday, BHS announced 57 positions were laid off and 10 positions were furloughed.

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Sixty vacant positions were also eliminated and will not be filled, the release said.

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“Positions impacted are across the entire health system, and include the pending closure of BMH’s skilled nursing facility, or Transitional Care Facility,” the release said.

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“Increased costs have combined with severely decreased revenues, resulting in BHS losing of tens of millions of dollars over the past several months,” the release added.