80 days ago

Woman in her 80s tests positive for virus at Avondale rest home

Melanie Earley Reporter from Western Leader

Kia ora neighbours, a woman in her mid 80s at a rest home in Avondale has tested positive for Covid-19.

Further testing has been carried out at the Rosaria Rest Home in Avondale after the woman's positive result.

So far, all results received for other residents and staff are negative, with four further tests results expected later on Tuesday.

It's the second aged care facility in West Auckland to be affected by Covid-19 in the Delta outbreak.

At Edmonton Meadows care home in Henderson there are 20 residents and four staff members with the virus.

Read the full story below.

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