A nursing home in Paris reportedly has 41 confirmed COVID-19 cases among staff and residents.
Lamar County announced the outbreak at Paris Healthcare Nursing Home yesterday. There are also 40 people under monitoring according to the nursing home.
Paris Mayor Steve Clifford said that the majority of the positive results were from asymptomatic individuals.
“All positive patients have been notified and quarantined immediately. It is imperative at this time that everyone maintain social distancing and we strongly recommend wearing masks in public places,” district director Gina Prestridge told The Paris News.