Official: 19 dead due to virus in Texas nursing home

Texas

MISSOURI CITY, Texas (AP) — Officials say 19 people in a Texas nursing home have died due to the coronavirus and 24 employees have been infected.

KTRK-TV reports Missouri City received notification about the deaths, and the 38 coronavirus cases at Paradigm at First Colony Nursing Home on Thursday.

The notice came after the city’s mayor sent a letter to the state’s Health department requesting information about cases in the city. 

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