29 People Test Positive For Coronavirus At Allegheny Co. Living Center

18 residents and 11 staff members at the Glen Hazel Kane Living Center

Andrew Limberg
April 07, 2020 - 4:40 pm
Kane in Glen Hazel

Allegheny County

PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - 29 people have tested positive for coronavirus at one of Allegheny County’s Kane Community Living Centers.

The confirmed cases are at the Glen Hazel facility.

One March 25, the county announced that a staff member had tested positive.

While that staff member did not have direct contact with patients, additional measures including screening for fever and respiratory issues.

Then on March 27, two residents tested positive at the Glen Hazel location.

On Tuesday, Allegheny County announced that 18 residents and 11 staff members have tested positive for COVID-19.

A total of 41 residents have been tested with seven negative and 16 pending.

36 staff members have been tested with 18 negative and seven pending.

A statement on the county website says, “The health, safety and welfare of our residents and staff remains our biggest priority. We are deeply indebted to, and salute, our healthcare staff who are working tirelessly to care for our residents. These staff members come to work each day and care for our residents as if they were their own family members. We recognize the commitment, dedication and sacrifices that represents, and remain grateful for everything that they do for us, and for our residents.”

Get more information on the county's website.

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