New cases of infection in care homes and home care
– It’s unfortunate that the infection is spreading. We started tracing paths of infection as soon as the cases were confirmed, says Eva Liljekvist Borg, administration manager.
At present the infection has been confirmed among staff and residents at Sjögläntan in Vinslöv.The infection haas also been confirmed among staff at Kaptensgården in Hässleholm and among home care staff in Sösdala.
The work of tracing the infection is not yet. finished. Staff with a confirmed infection must stay at home for at least 48 hours after their symptoms have subsided.
Barrier care has been introduced in all care homes in sections where the covid-19 virus has been confirmed. Barrier care means that the staff wear full protective clothing in all their contacts with the residents. The residents must stay in their own flats all the time.
Tracing the path of infection at Solgården in Hästveda has shown that the infection has not spread in the care home.