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Care home for people with dementia hit by coronavirus outbreak as 11 test positive

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ELEVEN people have been hit by a coronavirus outbreak at a care home.

The cases were at 36-bed Pengover House in Liskeard, Cornwall.

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Eleven people at care home Pengover House in Liskeard, Cornwall have tested positive for coronavirus[/caption]

The home cares for people with dementia.

Chief executive Anne Thomas said:”We have strict infection control measures in place at Pengover house but sadly a coronavirus outbreak has occurred there.

“We don’t yet know how the virus got into the home but a thorough investigation to try and find out is underway.”

Cornwall Care, which runs 16 other homes in the county, said it was the first infection at Pengover.

 

 


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