Kabankalan hospital temporarily closed for disinfection from COVID-19
BACOLOD CITY –– A hospital in Kabankalan City was temporarily closed for disinfection after a nurse was infected with coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
The nurse’s close contacts at the Lorenzo D. Zayco District Hospital were swabbed on Wednesday for COVID-19 and were quarantined in the hospital, said Negros Occidental Provincial Administrator Rayfrando Diaz.
He said more members of the hospital staff need to be quarantined and swabbed for COVID-19.
“This left them with no choice but to temporarily close the hospital for lack of staff and thorough terminal cleaning and disinfection,” Diaz said.
Edited by LZB
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