Concern for increased corona cases in nursing homes. ‘Testing is difficult. That must be different ‘

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That reports professional association Verenso. Data from the specialists shows that the number of infections has doubled this week. ‘Very worrying’, says Verenso chairman Jacqueline de Groot. In the past week, the specialists saw a registration of 257 patients diagnosed with COVID-19. And that is double compared to the week before. The number of people registered to have died of the virus, 34, is also an increase, according to Verenso. The association is concerned about this. ‘We see that the testing of residents and staff in the event of an outbreak is still difficult in various regions. That really has to change. ‘ For example, Verenso believes that in case of shortages of test capacity, priority should be given to ‘the more …

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