Four more residents with corona died in care complex Sommelsdijk


Since last weekend, another four residents have died in the Nieuw Rijsenburgh residential care location in Sommelsdijk. In total, seven residents have now died following an outbreak of the virus in the complex. 35 people tested positive. This is reported by care organization CuraMare.

The GGD suspects that the residents have been infected at a church meeting in early March. The infected persons are all isolated. says CuraMare. Residents and employees with minor complaints are also all tested. “In this way we want to limit the spread and infection with the virus as much as possible,” says Carla Arends, expert infection prevention at CuraMare.

According to the RIVM, a total of 112 people have been tested positive for Coronavirus at Goeree-Overflakkee. In relative terms, the municipality has the most infections in the Rijnmond region.

Map with current situation

From Monday every working day, CuraMare publishes an overview of corona infections and deaths. “Because of the great involvement of residents of Goeree-Overflakkee and surrounding municipalities, we want to share the numbers at our locations. Almost every islander knows someone who stays within one of our locations. We understand the importance of sharing these figures,” says in a statement on the website.


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