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The number of coronavirus deaths at Lakeside Health and Wellness continue to climb.
On Monday, the state dashboard tracking COVID-19 infections at long-term care facilities reported 19 deaths, an increase of four from Friday.
The skilled nursing facility in South Reno now has 86 confirmed cases of the deadly virus. Forty-seven people have recovered.
The death toll includes 18 residents and one staff member.
The state is now reporting a total of 716 positive cases found in long-term care facilities. Fifty-seven people have died, including 55 residents and two staff members.
The number of people who have died at Lakeside account for more than half the deaths in Washoe County.
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