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13 care home residents die after suspected COVID-19 outbreak

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Thirteen residents at a Glasgow care home have died in the space of a week after a suspected outbreak of coronavirus.

The residents, all with underlying health conditions, lived at Burlington Court Care Home.

Two of the care home's staff members are being treated in separate hospitals after testing positive for COVID-19.

Four Seasons Health Care, which runs Burlington Court, said it had "strict protocols on infectious diseases" in place during "these exceptional circumstances".

The company added: "Within the home the focus of the team continues to be the ongoing care and protection of all our residents and our colleagues, two of whom are currently being treated for coronavirus."

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