COVID-19 outbreaks may hit half of all aged care homes by end of week, peak body says | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “COVID-19 outbreaks may hit half of all aged care homes by end of week, peak body says | ABC News” – below is their description.

There is now a risk that over half of all the aged care homes in Australia could have outbreaks of COVID-19 by the end of the week, according to the peak body that represents Australia’s aged care providers.

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