UNC MP wants investigation into death at POSGH

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    A UNC MP is calling on government to fully investigate the reports of a death of patient at the Port of Spain General Hospital after contracting COVID-19.

    Representative for Fyzabad Dr Lackram Bodoe’s call follows a newspaper article which claims that the victim picked up the virus while at hospital.

    He says the Health Ministry must look to the incident to ensure what caused event does not happen again in the future.

    Also responding to the article is the North West Regional Health Authority.

    It says extends condolences to the family and says that only one nursing supervisor tested positive for the virus after the incident.

    It assures that the required screening and surveillance measures have been implemented, while current infection prevention protocols are being improved.