Four service users at a Swanley Carehome have died in hospital after testing positive for COVID19.
Bosses at Emerson Grange that is residential care home providing nursing and personal care to 40 people aged over 65 confirmed the residents were diagnosed with COVID-19 while in hospital before their deaths.
“There have been no deaths within the home from COVID-19 but sadly four residents hospitalised for pre-existing health issues, tested positive in hospital for COVID-19 prior to passing away and our thoughts are with their families at this very difficult time.
“Emerson Grange has a stringent plan aligned with Government and Public Health guidelines to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our residents and team members.
“In these challenging times we have never been more proud of our professional and compassionate teams who provide residents with the very best care and support.”