Coronavirus News: 30 patients, 2 employees die of COVID-19 at NJ nursing home

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Wednesday, April 22, 2020
30 patients, 2 employees die of COVID-19 at NJ nursing home
Officials say that 30 patients and two employees from the same nursing home have died of COVID-19.

OAKLAND, New Jersey (WABC) -- The Borough of Oakland was notified that 30 patients from a nursing home have died of COVID-19.

Two employees at the Oakland Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center have also died, officials announced Tuesday.

Oakland's mayor said she is now in contact with the center.

New Jersey has begun posting data online on the state's nursing homes, which have been hard hit.

All of the state's roughly 400 facilities have at least one positive coronavirus case. There have been about 1,700 deaths at these facilities, or about 40% of the death toll.



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