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Inside a coronavirus ICU unit in South Africa

Non-public well being group Melomed has printed a brand new video highlighting what it’s wish to work inside one in all South Africa’s Covid-19 ICU wards.

The video follows Cape City specialist doctor Dr Pieter Roelofse as a part of his every day work on the Belville Melomed Hospital.

The footage particulars the Private protecting gear (PPE) Dr Roelofse is required to put on in addition to the strict hygiene protocols he has to observe.

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Dr Roelofse additionally speaks on what it’s wish to cope with the coronavirus and exhibits how he efficiently intubated a affected person.

You’ll be able to watch the complete video under.

EXCLUSIVE BEHIND THE SCENES FOOTAGE! We take you behind the scenes at our Melomed Bellville Covid Intensive Care Unit….

Posted by Melomed on Saturday, four July 2020

The most recent coronavirus statistics as of Eight July present that there at the moment are 224,665 complete instances of coronavirus in South Africa.

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This is a rise of 8,810 instances from the 215,855 instances reported on Tuesday – with a 24-hour excessive for the nation of 10,853 instances recorded over the weekend.

The division of well being introduced 98 new Covid-19 associated deaths, taking the overall to three,600, casualties following a excessive of 192 deaths on Tuesday, whereas 106,842 recoveries have been reported thus far.

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A complete of 1.94 million assessments have been performed, with 36,867 assessments performed over the earlier 24 hours.


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