They isolated the residents of a geriatric of Patricio Park upon detection of a positive case of coronavirus. The COVID-19 patient was referred Wednesday to a local health center. Meanwhile, this Thursday three other people who were in close contact with the infected were transferred.
In total they are 194 older adults who live in the Rawson Home, of which 33 remain preventively isolated. According to official sources, all of them are on the second floor of the institution, “with attention and exclusive monitoring by the health authority.”
At this time, the managers of the establishment await the result of the tests of the three possible infected, that are monitored in the Muñíz Hospital.
On Wednesday, a 70 year old resident He was referred to the same medical center with symptoms compatible with those of COVID-19. After performing a swab, the doctors confirmed that have the disease and they gave notice to the nursing home.
Further, 30 workers remain isolated in another sector of the Home and will be swabbed in the next few hours, while eight were sent to their homes to comply with the quarantine. None have symptoms.
The Rawson Home is located across the street Amancio Alcorta 1402 of the City of Buenos Aiers. It occupies 2 pavilions of the property, with green spaces, which also houses the CESAC N ° 10 and the GCBA’s Office of Occupational Medicine.
The establishment, which began compulsory isolation on March 20, has a staffing of 147 people, among administrative, medical, gerontological assistants, nurses, psychologists, kinesiologists, nursing assistants and social workers.
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