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Panic In Moi Teaching And Referral After A Patient Is Tested Positive Of Coronavirus

Joylinejay 06/28/2020

View pictures in App save up to 80% data. Fear has engulfed Moi Teaching and Referral hospital after a patient who were in contact with a number of health providers in the facility tested positive for coronavirus , the patient who is said to have been waiting for scheduled surgery was confirmed to be positive of Coronavirus .

According to the hospital's CEO DR Wilson Aruasa , the patient was in contact with health providers and doctors in the ward .

More than twenty health professionals who were in contact with the said patient have since been put under quarantine and samples taken for tests of the Coronavirus . View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

The director of the facility said that a follow up was done after rumors from where the patient came from Langas had spread largely . He said the samples were taken on Wednesday just a day before the scheduled surgery then he was confirmed to be positive sending panic to the doctors who were in contact with the patient .

"Our staff who came in contact with the patient have been put on quarantine so as the family of the patient as further contact tracing is on going . The number of the persons who were in contact with the patient cannot be confirmed yet ," Dr Aruasa said .

The case exposes the level of unpreparedness of health facilities in the country , if the doctors had no PPEs in such a time of Coronavirus while attending to patients , it puts their lives at risk . View pictures in App save up to 80% data.

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JoseNdetei · 06/28/2020
I Pray for my great university hospital, Moi University Hospital. I as well pray for great and brave medical professionals and the patients n family and friends. The university medical institution has capacity.. Me believe
ViolahRop · 06/28/2020
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