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Breaking News…30 Claybank nurses, doctor quarantined

By Tafadzwa Gweshe
More than 30 nurses and one medical doctor who attended to a COVID-19 positive patient at Claybank private hospital in Gweru have been put on self-quarantine at home as a preventive measure while others are booked at a local lodge, it has been established.

According to highly placed sources at the PSMI owned private hospital, a patient was admitted at the institution suffering from Covid 19 unrelated aliment and was being treated for a week before results came out positive.

“Some of the nurses including a medical doctor and staff members are
self-quarantined at home while 10 were booked at Khayela lodge along
Mvuma road after they allegedly indicated that it was unsafe for them
to isolate at home since some of them were lodgers who share many
facilities with other people,” said reliable sources.

Minister of State for Midlands Provincial Affairs Larry Mavima, who is
also the chairperson of the Midlands Provincial Covid-19 taskforce was
not available for comment as he indicated that he was in a meeting.

PSMI spokesperson Mr Obey Nakura could not give any comment on the
issue requesting questions in writing.

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