Ten COVID-19 cases emerge at rehabilitation centre in Kew
RED HOT TIP CONFIRMED
Nine patients and a staff member at the Royal Talbot Rehabilitation Centre in Kew have tested positive to COVID-19.
Austin Health has confirmed nine patients have been taken from the Mellor Ward to the Austin Hospital with the virus.
All are in a stable condition.
The COVID-positive staff member is in quarantine.
All remaining patients in the Mellor Ward are in isolation.
Patients and staff are being tested as a precaution.
“There are some very, very vulnerable patients in there. Things could go wrong very quickly,” Neil Mitchell said.
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