BALLYBAY CRÈCHE REMAINS CLOSED FOLLOWING ‘E. COLI’ OUTBREAK

1 June 2018 No Comments by The Northern Standard

BUT H.S.E. CONFIRMS THAT NO CASES NEEDED HOSPITALISATION

Health Service Executive (HSE) confirmed this week that it is continuing to investigate a number of linked cases of VTEC (“E. coli”) infection that were dectected at Ballybay Community Crèche last week. Significantly, it confirms that none of the cases recorded has been serious enough to require hospitalisation. The following update on the situation, which was reported in last week’s Northern Standard, was received from a HSE spokesperson on Tuesday of this week. “Since the outbreak was declared on the 23rd May 2018, ten cases have been confirmed, none of whom required hospitalisation…

Comments are closed.