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Over 1,500 COVID-19 Tests Administered at Clarion Hospital

Monday, June 29, 2020 @ 12:06 PM

Posted by Aly Delp

image (4)CLARION, Pa. (EYT) – Clarion Hospital has reported that out of 1,531 total tests at the hospital, 40 have been positive.

(Photo by Dave Cyphert of ProPoint Media Photography)

Butler Health System COVID-19 Update: Monday, June 29, 2020

On Monday afternoon, Butler Health System released the following information:


Clarion Hospital:

Total tests thru 06/28/2020: 1531
Test obtained at CH outdoor facility: 1019
Positives: 40

Butler Memorial Hospital:

Total tests thru 06/28/2020: 8339
Tests obtained at BMH outdoor facility: 3512
Positives: 259

Hospital Inpatients as of 06/29/2020, 10:00 a.m.

Butler Memorial Hospital: 6 patients. 4 suspected. 2 confirmed. 1 ICU.
Clarion Hospital: 0 patient. 0 suspected. 0 confirmed. 0 ICU.

Other Notes and Recommendations:

  • The significant increases in Covid-19 cases across the country continue.
  • Outbreaks appear to be driven by behaviors – people not wearing masks and not practicing social distancing. Keep in mind that we know how to limit or prevent the transmission of the Covid-19 virus. Do the right thing:
    • Be safe. Wear a mask.
    • Wherever you are, practice social distancing.
  • The simplest safety measures, no matter where you are (like 4th of July picnics), greatly decrease the chance of virus spread:
    • Practice good hygiene.
    • Wash your hands frequently, don’t touch your face, and cover coughs and sneezes.
    • Wear a mask.
    • Maintain minimum distance of 6 feet from others.
  • If you feel sick, stay home.

Note: BHS reports its data only. PA DOH data and other sources may be different due to differences in data collection and format.

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