Mountain Home VA reports 15th known death

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JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (WJHL) – The Mountain Home Veterans Affairs Healthcare System has reported 15 known COVID-19 deaths.

Mountain Home did not specify if the latest reported death was attributed to a veteran or employee.

On Friday, Mountain Home reported 44 active COVID-19 cases, 42 of whom are veterans. Two are employees.

Mountain Home reports 311 convalescent cases, 269 of whom are veterans. 36 of those cases are employees. Four of those are veteran-employees and two are listed as “all other.”

These numbers do not reflect just cases at the medical center in Johnson City, but those in veterans and employees at the system’s clinics.

To view a national map of COVID-19 cases at VA health systems, click here.

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