Thirteen residents of a County Durham care home have now died after displaying symptoms of coronavirus.
Managers at Stanley Park care home in Stanley said they were “devastated” by the deaths.
The first death was in late March with the latest confirmed by home operator Care UK on Monday.
It has not been disclosed how many other residents at the 72-bed home are ill. One resident who tested positive for the virus is in hospital.
Five deaths were announced overnight on Sunday before the 13th was later reported on Monday.
Care UK said the latest resident to die had been living in the home and had some symptoms that could indicate Covid-19, though no test had been carried out.
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