The Rosewood Rest home in Woodham Road, Linwood, Christchurch has been identified as the new Christchurch cluster of covid-19 (Coronavirus).
The Rosewood Rest Home is an aged care facility which also deals with dementia patients.
15 Cases have been identified to be linked to the Rest Home, however no indication at this point whether these relate to staff, patients, visitors or other. Although 20 residents have been relocated to the Burwood Hospital as a precautionary measure to better assist those. Along with residents being transferred to Burwood hospital, it has been announced that there has been measures put in place to house some staff at the facility.