National COVID-19 Taskforce visits Masvingo Isolation Centre
The National COVID-19 Taskforce representatives; Permanent Secretary for Environment and Tourism Ministry, Mr Munesu Munodawafa and Permanent Secretary for Mines and Mining Development Ministry, Mr Onesimo Moyo visited Masvingo Isolation Center on Saturday the 2nd of May 2020 on a familiarisation tour aimed at assessing the state of preparedness and any interventions that may be required.
The team applauded the Provincial COVID-19 Taskforce together with Masvingo City Council for stepping up to the plate in the wake of COVID-19 in ensuring that the facility is well equipped and ready to take in patients in the event of any cases reported.
‘The thrust of the visit is to assess the state of preparedness of the district at micro- level and province at macro-level, and also to identify areas which requires the National COVID-19 Taskforce’, said Mr Moyo.
In his presentation, City of Masvingo Chief Environmental Officer, Mr Ngonidzashe Mapamula gave an outline of the progress which had been made towards the preparations of the facility as well as the items which were still outstanding. Among the items were Autoclave machine and incinerator.
The team took time out of their schedule to tour the facility and was satisfied by progress made so far.