Unused PPE dumped in river

Unused Personal Protective Equipment was found in a Pretoria river.

Unused Personal Protective Equipment was found in a Pretoria river.

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JOHANNESBURG - Unused Personal Protective Equipment was found in a Pretoria river on Sunday.

A video shows gloves and masks floating on the river that runs through the Irene Country Club.

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Acting Gauteng Health MEC, Jacob Mamabolo, says a criminal case has been opened.

The country is already facing a shortage of protective gear meant to safeguard healthcare workers.

 

 

 

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eNCA