Some returnees at different quarantine facilities are jeopardising their health by ingesting hand sanitizers as they cannot get hold of any alcoholic beverages, Kwayedza reports.
According to the publication, this was revealed by a Twitter user COVID Prisoner who said some people at a quarantine facility in Bulawayo were drinking hand sanitizers hoping it will tranquillize them and also kill the virus at the same time.
According to the publication, COVID Prisoner said:
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Nhasi ndaona varume vechidiki avo vanga vakakoriwa kudhakwa nesanitiser yemaoko. Mumwe wavo ataura chokwadi. Ati ndoda kuuraya coronavirus kana iri pahuro pangu, zvichida ndine hutachiona. ( Today i saw young men drunk after drinking hand sanitizer. One of them spoke his truth and said he wanted to kill the virus in case he is infected)
Ndange ndichitaura hangu nevashandi vebazi reSocial Welfare apo taona mukomana uyu achidarika asina kudhakwa. Azodzoka mushure mechinguvana, achidzadzarika zvekutadza kumira nekudhakwa, asi bhodhoro resanitiser risina chinhu riri muruoko rwake. Azobatsirwa hake( I was speaking to some people from the department of social welfare when a sober young man pass by, moments later, he came back barely able to walk, drunk and holding a hand sanitizer bottle in his hand. He was later on assited)
COVID Prisoner has taken upon himself to notify the world that people are overstaying at quarantine facilities as he claimed he spent over a month at a facility in Bulawayo rather than the mandatory 21 days.