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WATCH: Nasrec quarantine facility is ‘comfortable’, but lacks critical equipment

Covid-19 1 month ago

Patients currently in quarantine at the facility have quelled rumours that the facilities are less than homely, but questions remain about the lack of critical ICU equipment meant to have been sourced during the hard lockdown.


04 Jul 2020
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WATCH: Nasrec quarantine facility is ‘comfortable’, but lacks critical equipment

A nurse exits the red zone at the Nasrec quarantine/isolation site in Nasrec, 3 July 2020. Picture: Neil McCartney

“We really need counseling,” said Segopodiso Seane, the wife of a nurse at Charlotte Maxeke Hospital who tested positive for the virus a few weeks ago. She was recently admitted to the makeshift quarantine ward at Nasrec Expo Centre, after her husband had also previously tested positive and was sent to another quarantine facility. “We talked about it with my husband. We are really going to need counselling because my 8-year old child who did not test positive, she is very traumatised so I think as a family the whole of us we really going to need counselling just for...

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