Infection rate climbs at Newmarch facility

5/05/2020 4:07:00 AM

Three new cases of COVID-19 in NSW have been linked to the Newmarch House outbreak.

Three new cases of COVID-19 in NSW have been linked to the Newmarch House outbreak. 9News

Three new cases of COVID-19 in NSW have been linked to the Newmarch House outbreak.

Coronavirus live updates: Qantas to extend flight cancellations; Australia on brink of ending working from home; Coles to extend opening hours According to a statement from Angiclare, the man had no immediate family.Play video More staff and residents have tested positive for the virus over the past week, taking the total number to 26 staff members and 37 residents, fuelling anxiety and concern among relatives of the residents.Share on Facebook Share on Twitter At least three additional workers at the coronavirus-hit Newmarch House nursing home in western Sydney have been confirmed to have COVID-19.Three new coronavirus infections confirmed at Newmarch House 05/05/2020 | 1min Three staff members have become the latest to contract coronavirus at the Newmarch House in western Sydney.

A health care worker from the Nepean Blue Mountains region has also tested positive for coronavirus however they did not attend work while infected.NSW Chief Health Officer, Dr Kerry Chant said individual staff working in health and aged care facilities should not be blamed for outbreaks.But this is not a feasible option for some."Human nature is of course you're going to go and pick up a resident who has fallen on the ground even it means touching thiem of or your mask dislodges in that process.READ MORE A male resident at Newmarch House aged care died on Monday, meanwhile, taking the Caddens facility's toll to 15 and the NSW death toll to 45." Anglicare Newmarch House aged care facility in Caddens, western Sydney.Ms Lane said her mother had tested negative three times to COVID-19, but she wished to see her moved to another nursing home or to a hospital where she can be safely cared for in isolation.(9News) "We need to show care and compassion for staff who are working in these facilities," Dr Chant said.

A "detective" style investigation into how the deadly cluster at a Sydney aged-care home first began is continuing."To me it’s simple.Anyone with respiratory symptoms should seek COVID-19 testing, she said.Newmarch House aged care staff members will now take daily COVID-19 tests in an attempt to manage the outbreak at the Sydney facility.Family members of vulnerable and elderly residents have grown increasingly agitated, citing lack of communication from Newmarch House operators and other health risk concerns." Families were informed this week that steps are now being taken to separate COVID-19 positive residents in the worst-hit wing of Newmarch House from those who have tested negative.Continue reading.He said it could be eight weeks before the facility is coronavirus-free.

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NSW Health investigating possible multiple infection sources at Newmarch HouseNSW Health authorities are investigating whether multiple sources of infection caused the devastating outbreak of COVID-19 at the Anglicare Newmarch aged care facility Nursing homes and cruise ships are death traps It’s sad when management are slack and in this case big time

Three more Newmarch House staff test positive to coronavirus as cluster growsAt least three additional workers at the coronavirus-hit Newmarch House nursing home in western Sydney have been confirmed to have COVID-19. I understand these people were probably infected at least 2 weeks ago but at least 1 staff member if not more have not been following the measures put in place to keep the virus out of the nursing home. I would like to use harsher words, but it is absolutely irresponsible.

Three new coronavirus infections confirmed at Newmarch House | Sky News AustraliaThree staff members have become the latest to contract coronavirus at the Newmarch House in western Sydney. \n\nOperator Anglicare revealed one of the infected workers was asymptomatic and only worked in the coronavirus area in the home, while the movements of the other two workers were still unconfirmed. \n\nThe new cases were discovered on the first day of daily mandatory testing in the aged care facility where 15 residents have died after contracting the virus. \n\nImage: News Corp Australia Why is that place still open? Are GladysB and BradHazzard on piece rates for every death? COVID19 nswpol For weeks now GladysB and BradHazzard have sat on their hands and watched as 15 residents succumbed to COVID-19 instead of relocating them to hospitals where they could have been properly cared for. 'ease the restrictions' says the libtards

Newmarch House coronavirus cluster grows after three more staff test positive - ABC NewsHealth authorities in NSW have confirmed four new coronavirus infections, bringing the state's total to 3,036. Three of them are staff members at Newmarch House — the Western Sydney aged care home at the centre of an outbreak. Shut it down and get everyone out of there now. FFS Why hasn't the Fed&State Govts not done anything to look into this? Where is tha Royal Com? Why wasn’t this place closed down and the people within moved to intensive care facilities or hospitalised the CMO & the PM are awfully quiet on this tragedy

Newmarch House relative speaks out over lack of communication with families of residents - ABC NewsElizabeth Lane says her mother, a Newmarch House resident, is a 'sitting duck' as the new COVID-19 cases continue to rise at the Western Sydney aged care home. CovidWa “To put this another way, of those 104 subjects who took 2,000 IU of vitamin D every day, only one got a cold or influenza in the entire year.“ Should the accompanying photo be one of Newmarch House this graphically shows the state of despair and isolation the residents must experience. The only folk who profit from aged care in Australia are the owners, usually doctors. What a thoroughly disgusting industry.

Staff to be tested daily as Newmarch House death toll rises to 14NSW Health Minister Brad Hazzard announced that staff at Newmarch House will soon be tested daily in an attempt to manage the outbreak at the nursing home Isn't that what should be happening in all nursing homes and hospitals every day? And can it be done with all staff in schools too? With the test that gives quick results, not the two-day one? What they should be doing is evacuating that place !!! Its a death trap ! Close it down and get everyone out. It’s a death sentence to anyone in there.