The beyond KwaMhlanga Health center in Mpumalanga.
Provincial health department spokesperson Dumisani Malamule confirmed that a nurse had actually died of Covid-19 related conditions at Witbank Tertiary Hospital.
He firmly insisted the department was always prioritising the safety of its personnel.
” Under no scenarios will the department deliberately put its personnel at danger, and the arrangement of PPEs is done according to guidelines,” said Malamule.
” In recognising the amount of stress and anxiety associated to taking care of Covid-19 clients, the department is supplying counselling [to its staff] by utilizing its clinical psychologists in different hospitals.
” The department continues to carry out training for all classifications of healthcare workers and supplies education to team member on safety measures. The department is also supplying PPEs to its workers regularly.”
The circumstance at Themba Healthcare facility has returned to normal and the center was completely functional on Friday, included Malamule.