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Health Minister Roger Cook announces urgent investigation after RPH COVID breach – PerthNow

An investigation is underway after an infection-control breach involving the transfer of a COVID-19 positive patient at the Royal Perth Hospital.

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An investigation is underway after an infection-control breach involving the transfer of a COVID-19 positive patient at the Royal Perth Hospital (RPH).
A service lift was not properly cordoned off after it was used to transport a man in his 60s from the emergency department to the intensive care unit on Saturday.
Review of CCTV footage has identified that three staff members, who were not wearing PPE, unknowingly entered the lift within 15 minutes of the patient transport, prior to it being cleaned,…

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