Update: Karana and The Orchards Communities

Update to COVID-19 testing at Baptcare Karana and Baptcare The Orchards Communities

13 July 2020

Baptcare The Orchards Residential Aged Care Community – East Doncaster, Victoria

We are pleased to confirm that we have received results for all resident and staff tests, and they are all negative to COVID-19.

Tests were conducted on site on Thursday, 9 July and Saturday, 11 July after a staff member had tested positive to COVID-19 last week.

We continue to monitor residents and can confirm that there are no residents experiencing any flu like symptoms. In addition, no staff have reported any flu like symptoms.

Baptcare Karana Residential Aged Care Community – Kew, Victoria

We have received all results from testing conducted on site on Thursday, 9 July and are pleased to confirm that all results are negative.

A small number of staff members were tested off site. We are still waiting for these results.

Tests were conducted after a staff member had tested positive to COVID-19 last week.

We can also confirm that there are no residents experiencing any flu like symptoms and no staff have reported any flu like symptoms.

Our primary concern during this time continues to be the wellbeing, health and safety of our residents and staff.  

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