Third cancer patient dies, seven more staff test positive after coronavirus outbreak at The Alfred
A third cancer patient has died at The Alfred in Melbourne after contracting coronavirus, with the latest fatality while undergoing chemotherapy at the hospital.
Several more hospital workers have also been infected with the virus as the fallout from a deadly outbreak in the oncology ward continues.
A third cancer patient has died at The Alfred in Melbourne after contracting coronavirus while undergoing chemotherapy at the hospitalCredit:Luis Enrique Ascui
The death of the woman, aged in her 60s on Wednesday night, marks the sixth coronavirus death in Victoria and has intensified concerns about how hospitals across the state will shield their most-vulnerable patients from the virus.
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