The city’s homeless shelter system now has a total of seven confirmed cases of the new coronavirus after six were announced Thursday night. All six of the new cases are from different facilities.
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Three of the new cases resulted in hospitalization.
The department has converted a shelter into an isolation facility, where some of the individuals are staying.
A department spokesperson said the city had a total of 100 isolated units that are available for confirmed cases of coronavirus.
A spokesperson said the shelters where cases have emerged remain open and have been “comprehensively cleaned."