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South Roanoke Nursing Home reports ten residents who tested COVID-19 positive have died in recent days — but the Virginia Department of Health reports no COVID-19 deaths at all in Roanoke City. Health officials say attending physicians must list a primary cause of death on certificates, and those are often heart or lung-related among nursing home patients. We do not know whether these specific certificates indicate patients died from COVID-19 or list it as a contributing factor. WFIR’s Evan Jones has more: