51 people at Turlock care home test positive for coronavirus; more results pending

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A coronavirus outbreak has escalated at a nursing home in Turlock.

In an update Sunday, Turlock Nursing and Rehabilitation Center said 34 of its residents and 17 staff members have tested positive for COVID-19.

The Turlock Nursing and Rehabilitation Center reported the results in an update on its website on Sunday, after initially reporting three staff members and three residents testing positive for COVID-19 last week.

In all, the center said, 124 residents have been tested. Ten residents have tested negative, and 87 tests results are pending. Among staff, 155 people have been tested, with 23 coming back with negative results and the remaining 115 still pending.

The test results are also being reported to the California Department of Public Health, which disclosed the cases on an online site providing a snapshot of COVID-19 cases at skilled nursing facilities in the state. That site was not updated with the new numbers from the Turlock site Sunday evening.

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