There is chilling news out of Newmarch House nursing home tonight, with four additional deaths recorded, All from one woman working while symptomatic. For anyone still unclear on how seriously to take this.
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The Newmarch House residents records 4 additional deaths as patients who had been diagnosed with Coronavirus died this morning, bringing the total number of related deaths to 11.
The news was confirmed by Anglicare revealing that the four residents of the nursing home have died in the last 24 hours.
Four people from Anglicare’s Newmarch House aged care home in Western Sydney have passed away overnight.
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“We extend our deepest sympathies to these families for the losses they are experiencing,” Anglicare said in a statement.
“On the best advice available, we know that it will be some weeks before the home is clear of the virus.
“For those residents with a positive COVID-19 diagnosis, NSW Health has provided the support and guidance of Nepean Blue Mountains Local Area Health Network and an Infectious Diseases Specialist to ensure residents receive the best medical care possible.
“We have been provided with significant support from the Commonwealth Government.
“This is a tragic time not only for the families who have lost their loved ones but for other residents and families. It is also taking a deep toll on our staff who cared for and knew these residents and families so well.”
The Newmarch House cluster has recorded a total of 54 COVID-19 cases – 20 staff and 34 residents