Three residents of Høylandet Hospital have tested positive for covid-19 after a rapid test and PCR test.
HØYLANDET: This was stated by Mayor Heig Nordheim Feiken.
Last week, it became known that one of the hospital staff had coronary heart disease.
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– The situation now is that three residents have tested positive for COVID-19 after a quick test, says the mayor.
According to the municipality, the procedures were carried out in accordance with national guidelines for testing and isolation.
Work is underway on targeted measures, i.e. testing and an increased focus on infection control.
The mayor says the rapid test was followed up by a polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test.
The answers to the tests are not confirmed by PCR. We are waiting for final test results, Nordheim-Viken said earlier Wednesday.
Notify the municipality on Wednesday afternoon On his website That PCR sample confirmed positive on the three populations.
The mayor says all hospital staff and residents have been tested.
Høylandet municipality places temporary restrictions on visits to a nursing home until the situation is determined. Currently through November 12th.
The municipality states that only essential visits are made, visitors must stay in sick rooms only, and the maximum number of visitors is two. Visitors should not stay in common areas and should not contact other residents.
The municipality is closely monitoring the situation and is working to obtain a good overview.
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