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Gallatin nursing home report 6 additional COVID-19 cases

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Posted at 5:23 PM, Jul 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-01 18:23:52-04

GALLATIN, Tenn. (WTVF) — An additional six people have tested positive for COVID-19 at the Gallatin Center for Rehabilitation and Healing, a nursing home that had one of the first and largest COVID-19 clusters at the beginning of the outbreak.

In a message to families, the facility's administrator announced that facility-wide testing this week found four staff members are positive for the Coronavirus.

She went on to say that all four are asymptomatic and will remain at home in isolation for the time being.

In addition to those four new cases, another employee and one resident also tested positive. That resident, the administrator noted, had the virus when they were admitted.

Back in late March, the facility was evacuated after more than a hundred residents and staff members tested positive. In all, more than two dozen residents died from the virus.

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