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The Lannion-Trestel hospital center is faced with a situation of cluster for a few weeks, affecting medical and follow-up care and rehabilitation services for the elderly. “Currently, 12 patients are positive for covid-19. As for staff, since the beginning of February, 16 agents have contracted the virus ”, specifies, this Tuesday, March 2, a press release co-signed by Ariane Benard, the director of the establishment and Yvon Goarvot, the deputy director.

Strict limitation of visits

On February 22, the management had alerted to this epidemic situation, deemed “worrying”, without giving contamination figures. The measures announced at the time “in order to quickly control this situation and break the chain of contamination” are being maintained. In detail: strict limitation of visits; room-only hospitalization in medical wards; postponement of elective and deferred care without loss of opportunity for patients for another two weeks.

In addition, the Lannion-Trestel hospital center says it has established “close contacts with private doctors in order to limit referrals to emergencies”. As part of a coordination between the hospitals of the hospital group
territory (GHT) from Armor

emergencies in the Lannion region are directed by the Samu 22, “as much as possible”, to the emergency services of other hospitals.

“Know that all professionals are mobilized to guarantee a return to normal operation as soon as possible”, conclude Ariane Benard and Yvon Goarvot.

* The Armor GHT brings together the hospitals of Lannion-Trestel, Tréguier, Paimpol, Guingamp, Saint-Brieuc and Lamballe.

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