COVID-19 Outbreak Reported At Vancouver Care Facility

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) – A long-term care facility in southwest Washington has recorded 40 COVID-19 cases.

The Columbian reports the outbreak at Avamere Rehabilitation of Cascade Park in east Vancouver is Clark County’s largest at a long-term care facility since the county’s first COVID-19 case was discovered in March.

Clark County Public Health confirmed the outbreak Thursday afternoon.

A COVID-19 dashboard on Avamere’s website said 18 residents and 22 staff at the skilled-nursing facility had tested positive for the virus as of Thursday afternoon.

So far, no deaths have been linked to the outbreak.

Avamere did not respond to a request for comment from the newspaper.

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