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Geisinger reports first three presumed positive cases of coronavirus

Ron Musselman
York Dispatch
A scientist returns a novel coronavirus vaccine sample to a freezer in Bethesda, Maryland.

Geisinger confirmed on Tuesday its first three patients with presumed positive results for the novel coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 illness.

Officials of the Danville-based health care provider did not say where the unidentified patients are being treated among their 13 facilities.

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Authorities said they will collaborate with the Pennsylvania Department of Health on the ongoing care and monitoring of the patients.

A Geisinger Home Health service is located in the 800 block of Clare Lane in Windsor Township in York County. There also is a Geisinger Holy Spirit Primary Care in Goldsboro and another in Dillsburg.

— Ron Musselman can be reached at rmusselman@yorkdispatch.com or via Twitter at @ronmusselman8.