There has come so much track of coronasmitten, to the Municipality of Hjørring from on Monday once again open for visits to local care centers.
- We are no longer a hotspot when it comes to the general smittetryk.
- Therefore, we open up gradually for the visit to plejecentrene from on Monday, says Leif Serup, director of health, the elderly and handicapforvaltningen.
the Reopening of the visit does not apply, however care centre Vendelbocentret, which is considered the epicenter of the local smitteudbrud.
And even if opened for visits to other care centers, they can basically only take place on the outdoor areas.
- We maintain that we will not have udebesøg on Vendelbocentret, as long as there are so many infected people, says Leif Serup.
Access for visits on the plejecentrenes, the outdoor areas were shut down two weeks ago, when the municipality found a smitteudbrud on Vendelbocentret.
Currently 12 residents found to be contaminated, and two of them are hospitalized. Two residents with the disease Covid-19 are deceased.
about 20 employees at the center are sent home after they are found infected. 12 is raskmeldt and back on the job again.
the Municipality has in the light of the situation, launched a comprehensive test of a total of 530 residents at community care centers.
They have been tested twice, and the results from the first test show no signs of infection.
awaiting yet the result of test number two.
Question: you Ought to not wait to re-open for visit, also the result of the other test available?
- It can be said, however, we see no people with symptoms. So therefore, we say that we are gradually opening to visitors, says Leif Serup.
Earlier in the process was also found to have infection at three schools in the municipality.
It led to the Municipality of Hjørring, a transition stood out from the country's other municipalities with more than 50 new smittetilfælde per 100,000 inhabitants.
But now the municipality is down to 1-9 new smittetilfælde per 100,000 inhabitants over the last seven days.