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Clarion Hospital Reports 49 New COVID-19 Cases Since Wednesday

Saturday, November 28, 2020 @ 12:11 AM

Posted by Joanne Bauer

new testing site - Clarion HospitalCLARION, Pa. (EYT) – Clarion Hospital has reported 49 new positive COVID-19 tests since their last report.

Butler Health System released the following COVID-19 Update on Friday, November 27, 2020:


Clarion Hospital

Total tests thru 11/26/2020: 8,878
Test obtained at CH outdoor facility: 7,445
Positives: 783

Butler Memorial Hospital
Total tests thru 11/26/2020: 26,766
Tests obtained at BMH outdoor facility: 11,216
Positives: 465

Butler Memorial Hospital reported one death to the Pennsylvania Department of Health on Monday, November 26.

Hospital Inpatients. As of 11/27/2020, 10:00 a.m.:

Clarion Hospital: 19 patients. 2 suspected. 17 confirmed. 4 ICU.

Butler Memorial Hospital: 38 patients. 3 suspected. 35 confirmed. 7 ICU.

Butler Health System recommends the following to reduce the risk of infection:

– Protect yourself and those around you: WEAR A MASK.
– Avoid close contact (less than 6 feet) with anyone who is sick or has symptoms.
– Avoid large events and mass gatherings. They contribute to and cause community spread.
– Be very careful having school-age children and college-age youth around family members who are otherwise avoiding contact with others. Being in the same family offers no protection.
– Cover your mouth and nose when in public spaces. Wash your hands frequently. Don’t touch your face. Cover coughs and sneezes. Maintain a minimum distance of 6 feet from others. Practice good hygiene.
– If you feel sick, stay home.

· The specimen collection site in Clarion has been relocated to the site of the former Kmart Garden Center located at 22631 Rt. 68, Clarion, PA 16214.

· The specimen collection tent across the street from BMH has been relocated to 304 Delwood Road, Butler, PA 16001.

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

Editor’s Note: On Wednesday, November 25, BHS reported 734 positive cases at the Clarion Hospital and 459 positives at Butler Memorial Hospital.

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