Coronavirus outbreak confirmed among residents and staff of Leeds care home

Coronavirus cases have been confirmed among both residents and staff of a Leeds care home.

Friday, 16th October 2020, 4:45 pm

Maria Mallaband - who manage Corinthian House Care Home on Green Hill Lane - said they had identified positive Covid cases at the home through "robust testing" of both residents and staff.

They said they had followed the protocols required following the outbreak to avoid further infections.

A spokesperson for Maria Mallaband said “As part of these infection control measures, the home is currently closed to visitors.

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Corinthian House Care Home on Green Hill Lane

"We understand this can cause concern for residents and their relatives, but it is necessary to ensure the outbreaks are brought under control as quickly as possible and we thank relatives for their co-operation and understanding.

"Corinthian House are in close communication with the external regulators and support teams to keep them updated of the situation.

"The home is being supported by Maria Mallaband’s senior team including our internal quality and infection control specialists.

"Repeat rounds of testing of residents and staff is continuing and the situation is being monitored very closely.”

Maria Mallaband said they continue to be committed to work within the recommended Covid Government guidelines within our care homes.