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Health authorities investigates death of 46 year old man at health facility

A 46 year old man who was working at Kempinski, passed away in the early hours of today shortly after arriving to the Anse Royale Health Centre in critical condition with respiratory distress.

He became unwell yesterday afternoon and sought medical attention.

He collapsed and arrested upon arrival at the health centre and resuscitation attempts were not successful.

A PCR test conducted 4 days ago at the hotel where he worked was negative for COVID-19. The Public Health Authority has done repeat testing and a post-mortem will be conducted following the results.

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'Global Solidarity, Shared Responsibilitity' is the theme for this year's World AIDS Day, commemorated today Tuesday 1st December.

The activities for the occasion were launched by the Principal Secretary for Health Dr Bernard during a workshop aimed at building capacity for HIV & viral hepatitis prevention during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Reading the Minister's messaged, PS Valentin reminded health workees that as healthcare providers they need to ensure that care continues during the response the pandemic and that HIV services are not affected.

While measures taken to respond to the pandemic national is seen to have impacted access HIV services such as educational outreach and testing, the Ministry of Health and it's partners are working strongly towards reinforcing these services as part of continuity of care programmes.
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