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COVID-19 outbreak results in five deaths at Butte senior center

Posted at 1:55 PM, Nov 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-03 15:55:23-05

BUTTE - The Butte-Silver Bow Health Department reported three new COVID-19-related deaths in less than one week as positive cases continue to spike.

The three new deaths and the two reported last week are all residents of the Continental Care and Rehabilitation Center off of Continental Drive in Butte. The health department reports 29 residents and 10 staff members tested positive for COVID-19.

As of Nov. 2, the Butte-Silver Bow Health Department is reporting more than 190 active cases.

The center's administrator David Merrell said in a news release his staff is committed to keeping residents safe and has brought in professional help to ensure the safety of the facility.