A local hotel has turned away a female Chinese national who had just arrived in the country for suspicions of Coronavirus (Covid-19) infection, HealthTimes has learnt.
By Michael Gwarisa
The lady according to the Harare City Health department was picked up along Bishop Gaul in Belvedere Harare with her bags after she was turned away from where she wanted to book.
Harare City Health department director, Dr Prosper Chonzi said they today admitted two Covid-19 suspected cases, a lady and a 52 year old Chinese man who had come in from Shangai.
Just now we have admitted two Chinese nationals, one lady who was just seen milling around Bishop Gaul in a state of confusion with her bags and so. She thinks she may have contracted the diseases.
“Where she was going to be booked they were not comfortable so we have picked her up and we want to asses her and do the te3sts and see if she does have Coronavirus or not. The other one we picked up from the Airport a couple of minutes ago is a 52 year old male who in from Shanghai though but with a fever of 38.1, he meets our case definition we will have to isolate him, do the PCR tests,” sad Dr Chonzi.
He said should he test positive, they will have to follow the WHO procedures of managing a positive case as well as follow up all those he has been in contact with.
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