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California hospital fined over $40,000 after Santa Clara County says it delayed reporting Covid-19 outbreak – CNN

A Northern California hospital was fined $43,000 after it delayed reporting a recent Covid-19 outbreak which resulted in the death of one employee.

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(CNN)A Northern California hospital was fined $43,000 after it delayed reporting a recent Covid-19 outbreak which resulted in the death of one employee.
Santa Clara County said it issued a violation notice to Kaiser Permanente San Jose Medical Center on January 5 “as a result of Kaiser’s failure to timely report 43 cases involving personnel who tested positive between December 27, 2020 and January 1, 2021.” That number has since grown, according to CNN affiliate KGO.
As of Monday, a total of 92…

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