Rujeko COVID-19 Isolation Centre receives Oxygen Concentrator and Drug Trolley from Solidar Med
Solidar Med has donated an oxygen concenrator to Rujeko Isolation Centre to help mitigate the effects of COVID-19. The donations were handed over to His Worship, The Mayor Cllr C. Maboke on Wednesday the 7th of July 2021.
“Today what is given to us indicates that the fight against the Coronavirus is far from over. The danger is still out there, and that is why we are receiving these items which include an oxygen concentrator and drug trolley,” said Cllr C Maboke, The Mayor of City of Masvingo.
The Mayor acknowledged the continuous support provided by well-wishers towards the council owned Rujeko Isolation Centre from renovations since the day it was turned into an Isolation Centre, to medical support.
The Mayor also urged citizens to adhere to the recommended COVID-19 protective measures, such as frequent hand washing and physical distancing, and proper wearing of face masks.
Handing over the consignment to City of Masvingo, Non communicable diseases projects manager at Solidar Med Zimbabwe, Dr Alvin Mutengere said the organisation will continue with the support it is giving to Rujeko Isolation Centre in the fight to mitigate the effects of COVID 19.
In March last year (2020), Rujeko Clinic was fully turned into an isolation facility for managing cases of the Coronavirus. Rujeko Isolation Centre is still facing a number of challenges, including limited medical personnel, drugs and personal protective equipment, lack of incinerator and well as lack of holding bay for the deceased, prompting the well wishers to chip in.
As of 7 July 2021, the facility had managed to manage cases of the Coronavirus and delivery of bouncing baby to a COVID 19 positive mother.