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.

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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.