Isle of Wight NHS Trust confirmed earlier today (Friday) that five patients who had received treatment at St Mary’s Hospital have returned home, but sadly that a gentleman in his 90s testing positive for the virus had passed away.
Hospital ramping up
St Mary’s hospital are gearing up for an increase in cases over the coming weeks.
A breakdown of national figures can be found on the Covid-19 Dashboard.
Residents are urged to remain at home in order to stay safe and protect the NHS.
Government Covid-19 guidance: Stay alert and stay safe
Wash your hands thoroughly and frequently (video tips).
It is recommended that you maintain at least a two metre gap (about 6.5ft) from people who are not from your household.
Use the NHS 111 online coronavirus service that can tell if you need medical help and advise you what to do.
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