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Chinhoyi Hospital nurses desert hospital due to suspected Covid-19 case

by Stephen Jakes
06 Apr 2020 at 13:19hrs | Views
Nurses at Chinhoyi Provincial Hospital recently deserted the health instituition after a report was made of a Covid-19 patient as they feared to be infected due to lack of protective clothing.

This is revealed in the Zimbabwe Peace Project latest report.

"On 25 March nurses and hospital staff at Chinhoyi Provincial Hospital deserted the facility after two suspected cases of COVID-19 were reported at the institution," reads the report.

"Patients were left unattended as health workers fled. It was reported that staff members and nurses left all patients unattended as they declined to provide services without the personal protection equipment necessary."

Government and the health workers have been in a stand off due to lack of safety clothing especially at this time when such workers in the developed countries contracted Covid 19 and died.

Source - Byo24News

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