Saturday, 28 Nov 2020

'Number' of elderly care home residents die in Covid-19 outbreak

A ‘number’ of residents have died at a care home in Scotland following a Covid-19 outbreak.

It has not yet been confirmed how many people have died at Caledonian Court care home in Larbert.

NHS Forth Valley’s Consultant in Public Health Medicine, Dr Jennifer Champion, said: ‘We extend our deepest sympathy to those who have lost loved ones in these sad circumstances.

‘The safety of residents is paramount and we are continuing to closely monitor the situation.

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‘Other residents who have tested positive are isolating and further tests are being carried out on both staff and residents within the care home.’

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