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UPDATE: More COVID cases at Danville nursing home

Almost 20 new resident cases have been reported since the start of the week.

DANVILLE, Pa. — UPDATE:

In an update from Grandview Nursing and Rehab, administrators say despite their best efforts to follow all federal and government guidelines, more cases of COVID are now being reported.

38 employees currently have COVID-19.

And 86 residents now have the coronavirus as well.

ORIGINAL STORY:

The National Guard has been called in to assist after a spike in cases of COVID-19 at a nursing home in Montour County.

According to Grandview Nursing and Rehabilitation's website, there are now 33 active employee cases and 67 active resident cases.

That's a growth of 55 cases between employees and residents since last Wednesday.

There's no word on how long the National Guard plans to stay at the nursing home in Danville.

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