PLEASANT HILL (CBS SF) — Health officials in Contra Costa County on Tuesday afternoon announced a new COVID-19 outbreak at a Pleasant Hill senior living facility that has infected a total of 13 people and hospitalized three residents.
Contra Costa County Health tweeted about the outbreak at 12:18 p.m. Tuesday. The facility affected is the Carlton Senior Living at 175 Cleaveland Road in downtown Pleasant Hill.READ MORE: Cal Fire Confirms Estrada Fire Sparked by Controlled Burn; Evacuations Ordered, Zero Containment
In addition to the residents testing positive for COVID-19, nine staff members also have tested positive.
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Our Public Health staff are investigating a #COVID19 outbreak at the Carlton Senior Living facility in downtown Pleasant Hill. 4 residents have tested positive, 3 of which are now hospitalized; 9 staff members also have tested positive. (1 of 2)
— Contra Costa Health (@CoCoHealth) April 7, 2020
Health officials with the county are testing symptomatic individuals at the site and are evaluating the feasibility of testing everyone who lives and works there.
No other information was provided by Contra Costa County Health. CBS SF is monitoring the situation and will provide updates as they are made available.MORE NEWS: COVID: Bay Area Airports, Tourism Industry Gears Up As Rules Loosen For International Travelers