The Ministry of Health and Child Care interviewed the first person to test positive for Covid-19 in Zimbabwe who agreed to speak on conditions of anonymity. Below is the full interview:
Chairperson of the Ad-hog Inter-Ministerial Task Force on Covid-19, Vice President Kembo Mohadi today toured Beatrice Road Infectious Diseases Hospital (BRIDH) and Parirentyatwa Group of Hospitals to get an appreciation of the work that is being done to turn them into Covid-19 isolation centres.
Preparations for turning a section of Parirenyatwa Hospital into a Covid-19 isolation and testing centre are at an advanced stage, this was revealed by Minster of Health and Child Care, Dr Obadiah Moyo during a tour of the facility.
As Zimbabwe intensifies measures in the fight against the spread of the Coronavirus (Covid-19), the country’s education and private sector has joined hands in resource mobilisation towards efforts to stop the spread of the pandemic.
Some health workers seem unwilling to be taking care of Covid-19 patients, raising issues like the “absence” of personal protection equipment” and non- payment of risk allowances, among other issues, Minister of Health and Child Care, Dr Obadiah Moyo, addressing health workers who were part of professional associations at State House yesterday, he allayed their fears revealing that Government prioritised their welfare.
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