Care homes ordered to go into ‘immediate’ lockdown after spike in coronavirus cases

Care homes ordered to go into ‘immediate’ lockdown after spike in coronavirus cases

Letters have been seen by ITV News from councils in Newcastle, Gateshead, Sunderland and a number of others that state family visits must now be cancelled.

The care home sector, which struggled under the strain at the height of the coronavirus pandemic, is in chaos over the guidance.

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Published at Thu, 10 Sep 2020 14:22:00 +0000