Bacchus Marsh aged care centre in lockdown

An aged care centre in Bacchus Marsh has entered lockdown after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19.

The worker at Grant Lodge aged care in Bacchus Marsh was tested on Saturday as part of a Victoria’s ongoing screening program, despite being asymptomatic, Djerriwarrh Health Services has confirmed.

“All Grant Lodge staff members who have interacted with the infected staff member are being tested, and sent home for isolation, and the Lodge is in lockdown,” they said in a statement.

“Grant Lodge has undergone a complete and thorough cleaning process, and we are currently working through staffing details to ensure residents are being cared for.

“All residents are being tested and their next of kin are being informed.”

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