Marina sees rising COVID-19 cases

Marina Hospital PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO
Marina Hospital PIC: MORERI SEJAKGOMO

Princess Marina’s Acting Hospital Superintendent, Dr Monkgogi Goepamang has expressed concern over the rising number of COVID-19 cases. As a result, he called on the public to start taking care of themselves by adhering to protocols in order to reduce the spread.

He said COVID-19 pandemic numbers at their hospital have tripled in the last two weeks. At first, he said they have seen five to 10 cases in two weeks but now the cases have risen to 67.

“This is very worrisome. The numbers for COVID-19 cases have started to increase in the hospital for both patients coming for admission and our staff members, which we are concerned about as management. We check patients first before we admit them and our staff has monthly screen checkups for COVID-19,” Dr Goepamang told The Monitor on Saturday.

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