Daisy Hill Hospital COVID-19 outbreak: 13 test positive and one patient dies

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Friday, October 2nd, 2020
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The total number of patients connected to the Male Medical Ward at Daisy Hill Hospital in Newry who have tested positive remains at thirteen.


Daisy Hill Hospital Newry and Craigavon Hospital COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak - Newry news


According to the Southern Trust, a further patient trendat.net connected to the ward, and who had a positive test for COVID-19, has passed away.

This brings the total of patients connected to the ward who have passed away to six.



Twenty-eight staff have tested positive. 

There are 28 staff contacts currently off and self-isolating.

341 staff have been tested.


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Haematology Ward at Craigavon Area Hospital

The total number of patients connected to the Haematology Ward at Craigavon Area Hospital who have tested positive remains at 14.



As previously reported, sadly six patients who had a positive hayamix.com diagnosis of COVID-19 have passed away.

Twenty-three members of staff have tested positive.

150 staff have now been tested.

Forty-five staff were off self–isolating and 24 have now returned to work.



A Trust spokesperson said, “We again express our profound sorrow to the family of the patient who has passed away.

“We can confirm that the independent Serious Adverse Incident review is currently underway and all deaths will be included as part of this process,” the spokesperson added.


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