The Stamford Unit at Darnton House is now closed to all visitors for the time being.
Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust say it has taken the decision to close the unit on Darnton Road in Ashton following advice.
People are advised that if you would like to contact the Floors to see how your relative, friend or loved one is doing, you should contact the ward they are on by phoning the relevant number below between 8am and 8pm only.
Ground Floor – 0161 922 5315
First Floor – 0161 922 5530
Second Floor – 0161 922 5820
In a statement on its website, the Trust adds: "We realise these are difficult times and we are working towards making a provision for family and friends to be able to Skype in the very near future.
"If this is something you would like to do, please contact the ward on the numbers above between the hours of 8am and 8pm. These will also be the times Skype is available once we have it in place."
Keep up to date with all the latest local and national developments here: https://www.questmedianetwork.co.uk/news/daily-coronavirus-updates/.