One citizen is in the health center, and the rest are being quarantined.The Norton County Health Department revealed the break out at the Andbe Home in Norton on Monday.Fifty-one clients are being kept in their rooms at the center in northwestern Kansas, and an unspecified number of staff members have likewise evaluated positive. All staff members are being tested, county health authorities said.Full protection of the coronavirus outbreak”Steps are being taken to avoid any more break out including quarantining citizens in their rooms and not allowing outdoors visitors into the facility,” the Health Department said in a statement.An agent of the nursing center had left for the day and was not available for comment Tuesday night. A message was left seeking more details.Family members of citizens have actually been informed, authorities said.The Kansas Division of Emergency Management has provided resources to the county, which has a population of around 5,300 people, to assist alleviate the outbreak, the county Health Department said.Covid-19 case numbers have been increasing in Kansas and throughout the Midwest.Nearly 73,000 cases have been recorded in Kansas, which has actually had 872 Covid-19 deaths, according to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment website, which was last upgraded Monday morning.
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