Several coronavirus infections at a nursing home in Espoo

8.9.2021 7.49Updated: 9.9.2021 8.20

At the Mainiokoti Joutsen nursing home in Espoo, five staff members and 11 residents have been diagnosed with the coronavirus.

At the Mainiokoti Joutsen nursing home for the elderly, five staff members and 11 residents in one group home have been diagnosed with the coronavirus. Infections have not been diagnosed in the other group homes.

The first cases were diagnosed at the end of last week. All residents and staff members of the group home have been tested. The City of Espoo’s Infectious Disease Unit has placed all exposed persons in quarantine. All infected residents and staff members have been placed in isolation. The residents’ families have been contacted.

Nursing home residents are elderly and fragile, and the coronavirus disease may be dangerous for them. Therefore, we would like to remind you that it is still important to be careful when visiting nursing homes and elderly people.

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