Covid-stricken care home reports first 7 recoveries


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The Residenza San Ġużepp in Fgura, in which a sizeable proportion of residents have tested positive for Covid-19, has reported the first seven recoveries overnight.

Update regarding outcome of continuous swabbing. We have registered our first 7 recoveries today.

Posted by Residenza San Guzepp on Wednesday, September 23, 2020

The home’s management took to Facebook to make the announcement, hours after breaking its silence amid mounting criticism over its handling of the situation.

278 people call the Residenza San Ġużepp home, and a staggering 113 of them have tested positive for Covid-19. 29 staff have also tested positive, while a further 50 have been quarantined.

The care home said that most appear to be asymptomatic.