Nursing Organisation: Denosa calls for President Ramaphosa to intervene on COVID-19 impacts

Nursing Organisation: Denosa calls for President Ramaphosa to intervene on COVID-19 impacts

Nursing Organisation: Denosa calls for President Ramaphosa to intervene on COVID-19 impacts

The Democratic Nursing Organization of South Africa has composed an open letter to President Cyril Ramaphosa to address what it calls the overwhelming effects of COVID-19 on attendants.

Forefront laborers state they need wage increments and a danger remittance.

Denosa President, Simon Hlungwani says medical attendants are demotivated as they likewise need to work longer hours while being in danger of getting tainted with COVID-19.

“The President (Ramaphosa) must not accept it as the same old thing when medical attendants are passing on from COVID-19. We are requesting the President intercede. We need our pay increment which is because of us.”

Then, the Health Department recorded 49 new COVID-19 passings in South Africa, taking the all out number of fatalities to 15,427.

The recuperation rate stays at 89.9%.

The vast majority of the new passings are from the Western Cape and Gauteng.

More than 1,800 new COVID-19 cases have been accounted for.

Source: eNCA