Life Care Center of Hilo confirms one worker tested positive for coronavirus

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HILO, Hawaii (KHON2) — The Life Care Center of Hilo confirms one worker tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Mark Mann, executive director at Life Care Center of Hilo, says one staff member tested positive for the coronavirus.

The Life Care Center of Hilo is a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility.

It is a part of the national Life Care Centers of America.

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