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Patients at Wycombe Hospital and Stoke Mandeville Hospital test positive for COVID-19 Coronavirus

| March 12, 2020

A small number of patients at Wycombe Hospital and Stoke Mandeville Hospitals have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19).

A statement posted on the Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust website read as follows :

Update regarding COVID-19

A small number of patients at Wycombe Hospital and Stoke Mandeville Hospital have tested positive for coronavirus (COVID-19). The patients are being cared for appropriately at the hospitals where they continue to be monitored and treated.

Staff and others who have come into contact with the patients are being informed and advised about what precautions they may need to take.

The wards affected are temporarily closed to new admissions and visitors. Patients affected by the temporary closures will be contacted directly.

The Trust is following Public Health England and NHS guidance in respect of the virus and all other services are operating normally. Patients and staff should continue to attend appointments normally and come into work unless advised not to.

*Source of article : Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust.

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