‘Weak positive’ aged care case under investigation

‘Weak positive’ aged care case under investigation
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As Victoria emerges from a snap five-day lockdown, a “weak positive” test result has been recorded in aged care.

The case, which wasn’t added to Wednesday’s daily numbers of zero locally acquired infections, remains under investigation by health authorities.

The state’s health department confirmed on Wednesday night it had been notified of a weak positive test result in a man who presented to hospital from the Twin Parks Aged Care facility in Reservoir.

The department said the man was a positive case from August last year.

They said he had no links to any cases from the Melbourne Airport Holiday Inn cluster.

“He tested negative twice before a third test returned a weak positive,” the health department said.

“The result is thought to represent persistent shedding from a…

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