Local companies have reportedly donated to Bulawayo’s COVID-19 isolation centre Thorngrove Infectious Diseases Hospital to help equip the Hospital to fight the deadly coronavirus, New Zimbabwe reports.
Thorngrove is in desperate need of rehabilitation and modernisation to meet the COVID-19 isolation standards according to the publication.
The hospital reportedly received the following:
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Chroride Zimbabwe has pledged to solar power the centre. Bulawayo Babies and Thuthuka Matebeleland Trust also donated masks and groceries respectively while Rainbow Hotel chipped in with linen
Bulawayo Mayor Councillor Solomon Mguni expressed his gratitude when he thanked the donors and said:
I am humbled to be able to receive donations this morning from four partners of the city of Bulawayo who are very concerned and have taken a step towards improving the city’s ability to mitigate the various impacts likely to be caused by the coronavirus,
Bulawayo has so far not recorded any COVID-19 positive cases.
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