Census of deaths in long-term residential care to be carried out

first_imgAudioHomepage BannerNews Facebook Census of deaths in long-term residential care to be carried out FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 A census of ALL deaths in long-term residential care facilities this year is being carried out this weekend.The research includes people who died from Covid-19 and non-Covid-19 illnesses, to find out the scale of the virus in nursing homes.Yesterday saw the death toll rise to 530, after a further 44 patients died after being infected with Covid-19.There have been 335 outbreaks in residential care settings, including 196 in nursing homes.Kathleen McLellan, from the Department of Health, says the census will inform how the state tries to stop the spread of Covid among older people:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/NursingH10am.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction Google+ Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsAppcenter_img Pinterest WhatsApp Pinterest DL Debate – 24/05/21 Facebook Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th By News Highland – April 18, 2020 Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Previous articleInvestigation continuing into illegal dumping in Donegal TownNext articleReview ordered on travel following arrival of almost 200 workers News Highland last_img read more