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State lists 11 San Diego nursing homes with COVID-19 outbreaks

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Posted at 2:28 PM, Apr 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-18 17:46:57-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - 11 San Diego County nursing homes are among those named to a list of 261 facilities across California reporting COVID-19 outbreaks, California Department of Health officials announced Saturday.

The department says the list, which was updated Saturday, is a snapshot of the 86% skilled-nursing facilities that reported their data within the last 24 hours.

The list reports on cases involving affected staff and patients. El Cajon's Country Hills Post Acute facility reported the county's highest number of patients, 19, who tested positive for COVID-19.

The second highest number of COVID-19 cases among patients was reported at The Bradley Court in El Cajon with 12.

All of the other nursing homes on the county list reported fewer than 11 staff members or patients.

For a complete list, visit https://www.cdph.ca.gov/Programs/CID/DCDC/Pages/COVID-19/SNFsCOVID_19.aspx