Lorraine: the residents of a long-term care facilities of new confined - to The Point

The regional Agency of health of the General Is announced on Monday, August 10, that a long-term care facilities to Pulnoy (Meurthe-et-Moselle) has been confine

Lorraine: the residents of a long-term care facilities of new confined - to The Point

The regional Agency of health of the General Is announced on Monday, August 10, that a long-term care facilities to Pulnoy (Meurthe-et-Moselle) has been confined again. In fact, of the 84 residents, and 29 residents have been infected with the coronavirus. A resident in his nineties, "who presented a PCR test, which (by way of the nose, editor's NOTE) positive on August 6, and a PCR test negative on 8 August, died on August 9," and the five members of the staff (about 60) were tested positive.

According to the president of this long-term care facilities, "only four people have symptoms, all the others don't have symptoms," and no resident has not been hospitalized. After the confirmation of two cases of the coronavirus on August 5, among the boarders, "the institution has made all provisions to isolate and protect the residents" and "a screening collective for all residents and workers has been organized," the following two days, according to the ARS.

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Suspension of visits

"due To the magnitude of the results, positive income, it was decided (...) retesting a number of samples by another laboratory", reports the ARS. The elderly are confined with "making in-room meals, cessation of activities and suspension of external interventions". The families, whose visits have been suspended, have been informed of the situation, according to the ARS. "Monitoring and (a) medical follow-up increased patients" have been put in place, as well as a "clean-strengthened local".

in addition, a "census of persons who visited the residents in the past few days, and outside speakers who have visited the facility" has been organized "to provide the details of these 'case-contacts' potential to the Insurance support of the 'contact tracing'," announced the ARS. The long-term care Facility, located in a town of 5 000 inhabitants, "had not previously known positive cases among residents and employees," according to the ARS.

Updated Date: 10 August 2020, 17:33

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