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Senate censures aged care minister

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The Australian Senate has reprimanded  the aged care minister for failing to take responsibility for the ongoing coronavirus crisis in the aged care sector.

There have been more than 4,000 positive cases of COVID-19 linked to aged care facilities in Victoria. Since July, 1,850 Victorian aged care residents have tested positive and 602 have died, updated Federal government data on Friday shows.

A total of 1,924 aged care residents have tested positive nationally and 634 covid-positive residents have died since the pandemic started.

To read the full article, please visit the Australian Ageing Agenda website.



Source:
Sandy Cheu, 2020, Australian Ageing Agenda (https://www.australianageingagenda.com.au)

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