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An epidemic in a nursing home kills one

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A Covid-19 epidemic in Proença Lar, in the town of Montinho, district of Castelo Branco, has recorded one death and 53 people infected.

In a press release sent to the Lusa agency, the Proença-a-Nova Chamber indicates that the Restricted Municipal Civil Protection Commission “is closely monitoring the development of this situation and support is provided to the home to fight the epidemic. current ”.

According to the municipality, at present, 46 users and seven employees are infected with the new coronavirus.

“Three of the users are hospitalized, while the rest are stable. There is also one death to be recorded, that of a user who also had other health complications, ”the note indicates.

The information indicates that all users are monitored by a medical team who make regular visits to the facilities and that rapid tests are performed on employees every 48 hours.

In addition to the home outbreak, there are also three infected people in the community and 20 people under surveillance.

Since the start of the pandemic, in March 2020, the municipality of Proença-a-Nova has recorded 413 people infected with Covid-19, for a total of 403 cured and 10 deaths, to which are now added 56.