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First nursing home staff member in the Triad dies from coronavirus

North Carolina has had four nursing home staff members die from the coronavirus, including one in High Point.

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Editor's note: The above video is a related story.

The pandemic has hit nursing homes and communal living facilities particularly hard. Now, the coronavirus has claimed the life of a staff member in the Triad. 

Piedmont Christian Home in High Point confirmed it had three more deaths from coronavirus and one of those was a staff member. That brings the nursing home's total number of COVID-19 cases to 65. That number consists of 47 residents, 18 staff, and now, 11 deaths. 

The state has had four staffers die from the pandemic. North Carolina nursing homes have seen 4,602 cases so far and 675 deaths statewide.


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