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Pennsylvania Commonwealth microbiologist Jared Seiders analyzes a PCR run inside the extraction lab at the Pennsylvania Department of Health Bureau of Laboratories on Friday, March 6, 2020.

Seven more residents of Lancaster County nursing homes have died from COVID-19 in the past six days, according to the county coroner's office.

It reported Friday, May 29, that of 292 coronavirus deaths in the county, 265 were nursing home residents — up from 258 the previous Saturday, May 23.

The nursing home tally includes 204 deaths at the facilities and 61 that happened after transfer to a hospital.

Some of the facilities are personal care homes or continuing care retirement communities that also have independent and assisted living offerings; the coroner's data includes deaths from anywhere in the community.

The coroner's full list of COVID-19 deaths at all 20 homes as of May 29, 2020 — including a breakdown of how many from each facility happened at a hospital — is here.

Deaths that happened since the last report were as follows: 

Country Meadows: three more deaths, total four.

Faith Friendship Villa: first death, total one.

ManorCare Health Services Lancaster: one more death, total 21.

Mt. Hope Nazarene Retirement Community: one more death, total 12.

Rose City Nursing & Rehabilitation Center: one more death, total nine.


Previous updates

May 23

Lancaster County coroner reports 24 COVID-19 nursing home deaths since last Friday

May 16

Lancaster County coroner reports 11 more COVID-19 nursing home deaths since Monday

May 12

Lancaster County coroner reports 36 more COVID-19 nursing home deaths since Tuesday