LONDON

Thirteen elderly residents of a care home in Scotland have died in a week during the new coronavirus outbreak, according to local reports.

The Burlington Court Care Home in Glasgow’s Queenslie area said two of their staff members have tested positive for the virus, and they are currently receiving treatment in hospital.

“With deep sadness, we can confirm that 13 residents have passed away over the past seven days,” the Four Seasons Health Care, which runs the care home, reported as saying by The Scottish Sun.

The 90-bed site houses old age pensioners and people with epilepsy, dementia and

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