Two more Cumberland County nursing center employees test positive for COVID-19

As of Monday, the county is reporting 847 cases of COVID-19, and 63 deaths.

  • By Nolan Simmons/PennLive

(Carlisle) — Two more employees at Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Carlisle have tested positive for COVID-19, Cumberland County officials announced Monday.

So far, no residents have tested positive for COVID-19, but four employees have tested positive. The first employee to test positive was reported by the county on April 9.

The two individuals had little to no contact with residents. Several employees who worked with the individuals have been tested and are currently self-monitoring at home prior to returning to work, per Center for Disease Control guidelines.

As of Monday, Cumberland County is reporting 847 cases of COVID-19, and 63 deaths. The statewide total of positive test results is 85,988 — the eighth-most confirmed cases in the United States — and 6,614 deaths.

In accordance with guidance from the CDC and the Department of Health, Claremont Nursing and Rehabilitation Center residents are reminded to practice social distancing, covering their coughs and are instructed to frequently wash their hands and remain in their rooms.

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