An outbreak in a residence in Ribes de Freser causes one death

One person deceased, three hospitalized and 51 positive cases of covid-19 (37 residents and 14 workers of the center) is the result of the outbreak detected in the municipal nursing home in Ribes de Freser (Ripollès), as reported by the Ministry of Health of the Generalitat de Catalunya.

Salut has reported that the deceased person had previous pathologies and that the three admitted are in the Campdevànol hospital. In addition, 37 residents have tested positive for covid with mild symptoms or are asymptomatic, while the rest of the users are waiting to perform a new PCR because their results are not conclusive.

To these figures we must add the 14 infections detected among the workers of the residence.

Positive from a female worker

As has been known this Sunday, the Ministry of Health registered the first case on October 13, when a worker tested positive. That same day, and according to the Department of Health, all residents were isolated and “protection measures were extreme”. After two days, on the 15th, residents and workers were screened.

Salut assures that, since the outbreak was detected, “a monitoring and control of the residence is being carried out, together with the management, to guarantee that the sectorization of the center and the isolation, prevention and protection measures are carried out correctly to contain the virus advancement & rdquor ;.

The Ribes de Freser-Campdevànol Primary Care team and the Campdevànol hospital have been in charge of controlling the clinical follow-up of the residents, according to Salut.

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