2 more Warrick Co. nursing home resident die from COVID-19

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BOONVILLE, Ind. (WEHT)- Warrick County Coroner Sarah Seaton tells Eyewitness News a resident at Transcendent Healthcare in Boonville, 98, died from COVID-19 at a hospital in Vanderburgh County overnight Wednesday.

Wednesday evening, Seaton said 82-year-old resident at Woodmont died Wednesday from the virus.

Seaton adds the death from Transcendent will be officially recording in Warrick County, where they were a resident. The news comes as COVID-19 numbers continue to increase across the Tri-State, including 67 new cases across the Green River District Health Department‘s seven-county service area in western Kentucky, a single-day high since the pandemic began.

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(This story was originally published on September 30, 2020)

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