Death toll at Virginia long-term care center now at 20

Posted at 6:04 PM, Apr 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-05 18:04:35-04

RICHMOND, Va. — A Virginia long-term care facility says three more of its residents with COVID-19 have died, bringing the death toll there to 20.

Canterbury Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center in suburban Richmond disclosed the additional deaths on Sunday.

More than 90 Canterbury residents have tested positive and are receiving treatment at the hospital or at the center.

Another 25 center workers there have also tested positive.

Virginia's health department reported more than 2,600 positive COVID-19 cases statewide and 51 deaths as of Sunday morning.

Montgomery County is closing its government center for two weeks to workers and citizens due to recent positive tests.

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