Aldersgate Kings Meadows reports no new flu cases

A Launceston Aged Care facility has had no newly confirmed influenza cases in about a week. 

Aldersgate Kings Meadows has not reported any new influenza cases since Thursday, September 7. 

The aged care facility’s chief executive Andrew Kinnersly said staff were dealing with a number of confirmed cases, but no new incidents. 

Eleven Aldersgate residents tested positive for influenza A last week. 

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Mr Kinnersly said the facility was continuing to take precautions to prevent and minimise the spread of infection.

Some residents have been isolated, visitors have been minimised and unwell staff have been instructed to stay at home. 

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