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Intensive care nurse’s blunt warning over coronavirus risk to younger adults – ABC News

A senior intensive care nurse warns of the risk COVID-19 poses to patients in their 30s, 40s and 50s, as Victoria confirms a growing number of younger adults are being hospitalised by the virus.

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A senior Melbourne intensive care nurse says hospitals are preparing for the prospect of deaths among younger Victorians as authorities battle to rein in the state’s coronavirus cases.
Key points:

  • From the start of July, a quarter of COVID-19 infections have been in Victorians aged in their 20s
  • Four children are in hospital and 20 per cent of the state’s coronavirus patients are under the age of 50
  • A senior ICU nurse manager says there is no doubt that that younger adul…

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