20 workers at Howard Hospital test positive for COVID-19. The publication spoke to one of the nurses who didn’t want to be named who said: We are short-staffed and working under extreme pressure.
Besides our depleted staff complement, we are also living and working in fear of our lives because the PPE is not enough, yet the wards are overwhelmed with patients coming from areas across the province.
Salvation Army-run Howard Hospital might close for some days after 20 workers at one of Mashonaland Central’s largest hospital reportedly tested positive for COVID-19, ZimMorning Post reports.
The health workers have reportedly soldiered on amid reports that they are working without adequate PPE. This comes amid reports that. 7 frontline workers at Chitungwiza City Health Department reportedly contracted COVID-19 and one frontline worker reportedly succumbed to the virus. Meanwhile, public hospitals are reportedly running out of medical oxygen and hospital beds as the country reek from the COVID-19 second wave.
Source – Pindula News
In other news – Wild lions kill 27 goats in Dande, Guruve
Wild lions kill 27 goats in Dande, Guruve. Four lions, believed to have strayed from a nearby game park, killed 27 goats in Ward 11 Chamapango village last week. Zimparks spokesperson Mr Tinashe Farawo said the carnivores were prowling around the village at night.
The Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority (Zimparks) has deployed a squad of wildlife rangers to track and capture a pride of lions…Learn More.