Cape City clinic quickly shut as a result of Covid-19 infections

“Over the previous few days we’ve discovered optimistic instances of employees at varied well being services throughout the province,” she stated. They included District Six neighborhood day centre, Matthew Goniwe, Retreat clinic, Valkenberg, and Dr Abdurahman CHC.

“The protection of our employees and purchasers is of utmost significance, which is why sure protocols are adopted to make sure the power can proceed to render providers. This will likely entail closing the power for a brief time period or adjusting the affected person move in order that the affected space will be decontaminated whereas service supply continues,” she stated.

“Within the occasion a optimistic case is confirmed at any well being facility, the well being facility or particular contaminated areas inside the facility could also be quickly closed to permit for the containment of the unfold of the virus and decontamination.

“All employees within the affected areas are screened. Testing can be accomplished for many who are deemed in danger and can be despatched house whereas awaiting their outcomes,” stated Mbombo.