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Netcare denies COVID-19 positve doctor was allowed back to work


The Netcare group is refuting claims it allowed a staff member who tested positive for COVID-19 to continue working. It says it’s doing everything possible to ensure staff is protected against the coronavirus.

Netcare CEO Richard Friedland is adamant that the staff has received adequate personal protection equipment and all precautions have been made for the employees’ safety.



St Augustine’s Hospital has recorded 11 cases of COVID-19. Nursing union Denosa claimed one medical doctor at St Augustine’s was allowed to come back to work after testing positive for the virus. Friedland says all the staff members from the hospital are now going to be tested for the virus.

In other news – Twitter goes crazy over Mohale’s Lockdown Stock of Booze

Somizi’s husband Mohale Motaung, left many tweeps breathing through the wound when he commented about how much stock of booze he has left. Mohale who is well known for living an opulent lifestyle had many convinced that, he has an entire bottle store at his place.

Somizi Mhlongo and Mohale Motaung white wedding

While South Africans have been sober for the past couple of days and still have to brace themselves for 2 more weeks, as the sale of alcohol was recently halted to help deal with the spread of Covid-19. Mohale bragged about the number of champagne, wine and vodka bottle’s he has left. Read more

Source: eNCA