Sudden corona outbreak at Maassluis nursing home due to incorrect ventilation


A major outbreak of the coronavirus within a nursing home in Maassluis is due to incorrect ventilation. Report that One today in de Volkskrant Wednesday. Six residents died as a result of the outbreak.

Nursing home De Tweemaster used strict visiting rules and employees wore surgical masks, but the virus nevertheless entered. Seventeen residents and eighteen employees fell ill in one department. Six people died.

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A confidential report from the RIVM health service states that during a GGD investigation, particles of the corona virus were found on the mesh of the ventilation system and the air conditioning in a living room. According to the report, this points to “a further spread” of the coronavirus “through a ventilation system”.



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