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Inspection Detail

Case Status: CLOSED

Case Status: CLOSED

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 131784.015 Event: 12/04/2020Employee With Covid-19 Infection Dies
At approximately 6:30 p.m. on December 4, 2020, an employee was working as a Reg istered Nurse in the COVID-19 ward of the company. The employee and coworkers i n the COVID-19 Unit were tested twice a week for COVID-19 using rapid tests. The employee had no previous COVID-19 positive test prior to the test on December 7 , 2020. The employee called the employer and reported not feeling well on Decemb er 4, 2020. After three days, the employee returned to work and was tested for C OVID-19 as part of the biweekly testing. The employee was sent home to quarantin e after a positive test. The employee later died on December 15, 2020, from comp lications due to COVID-19.
Keywords: infectious disease
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 1506965.015 Fatality Registered nurses

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