2 dozen at North Carolina assisted living center test positive

HENDERSONVILLE, NC (AP) — About two dozen residents at an assisted living center in western North Carolina have tested positive for COVID-19.

The Henderson County Health Department and Cherry Springs Village in Hendersonville announced the outbreak at the center on Sunday.

The center says it’s under quarantine and individuals who tested positive are being treated in isolation.

More than a dozen congregate settings are currently in ongoing outbreaks in North Carolina.

State health officials reported Sunday close to 2,600 positive COVID-19 cases statewide and 31 deaths. More than 260 people are hospitalized.

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