ABC
Posted Thu 13 Aug 2020, 8:05pm
Updated Thu 13 Aug 2020, 8:08pm

Coronavirus has taken a devastating toll in aged care in Australia, with almost 200 deaths and thousands of infections among residents and staff. Today the royal commission into aged care delivered a scathing assessment of the sector, claiming it is still not prepared to deal with the pandemic.

Read the full statement from Aged Care Minister Richard Colebeck here.

Watch full story HERE.