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No coronavirus deaths in Pasadena on Friday, but six new cases

Good news struck twice this week.

For the second time this week, there were no new COVID-19 deaths reported in Pasadena on Friday, as the city’s total number of cases ticked up to 299 as six more residents were newly confirmed to have contracted the new coronavirus.

A total of 29 residents have died to the virus, all residents or employees of long-term care facilities, such as nursing homes or assisted living facilities. For the first time on Friday, city officials detailed the number of deaths in each facility.

Here’s how it breaks down:

  • Brighton Care Center: 14 deaths
  • Jasmin Terrace: 6 deaths
  • Rose Garden: 5 deaths
  • Huntington Post-Acute (Pasadena Meadows): 1 death
  • Camellia Gardens Care Cente: 1 death
  • Pasadena Grove Health Care: 1 death
  • Saint Vincent Healthcare: 1 death

Meanwhile, in Los Angeles County, officials reported 52 new deaths, bringing the total to 848. There were 1,035 new positive cases confirmed Friday, raising the county’s total to 18,517 since the crisis began.

County officials list 5,339 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in institutional facilities — 3,847 residents and 1,492 staff members. Along with nursing homes, institutional settings include homeless shelters, treatment facilities and jails/correctional centers.

Staff writer Tyler Shaun Evains contributed to this report.