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Warren nursing home sees spike of 55 virus cases

COVID-19 cases at a Trumbull County nursing home are at 55 cases this week, and a Mahoning County facility is at 21 cases.

Community Skilled Health Care Centre nursing home on Mahoning Avenue NW in Warren has 25 patient cases and 30 staff cases this week, according to data on the Ohio Department of Health website.

A call to the nursing home Friday asking to confirm the number of cases the facility has was not returned.

Three Trumbull County facilities had between seven and 10 cases each two weeks ago, but two of those dropped back to zero cases this week.

The exception was Liberty Health Care Center nursing home, which has 12 patient cases and no staff cases this week after having a combined total of seven cases two weeks ago.

A call to the spokesperson for the facility was not returned.

The highest number of cases on this week’s Mahoning County list is 21 cases at Windsor House Omni Manor nursing home in Youngstown. It has 15 patient cases and six staff cases, according to data from the Ohio Department of Health. The facility’s spokesperson did not return a call asking for confirmation of the numbers.

Canfield Health Care Center nursing home in Youngstown has a combined nine cases this week — six among patients and three among staff. A call was made to the facility Friday morning regarding the numbers, but it was not returned.

Briarfield Place nursing home in Boardman also has a combined nine cases — five patient cases and four staff cases. A call to the facility also was not returned.

The total number of cases among nursing homes and assisted-living facilities in the state has remained similar in recent weeks.

The number of patient cases is 1,183 and staff cases is 1,274 this week.

It was 1,167 patient cases two weeks ago and 1,185 staff cases two weeks ago.

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