Coronavirus: South Africa Commence ‘Door-To-Door’ Testing
South Africa public health care workers have commenced a door to door testing for Coronavirus in the buzzing streets of Johannesburg’s Yeoville neighbourhood.
The Health workers were armed with screening questionnaires and testing kits, as the country is the worst-hit African nation.
A Nurse, Xola Dlomo told newsmen that one resident I’d helping to mobilise fellow flat dwellers to come for screening and tests.
“They’ve been coming for screening and they are even open to testing if they have symptoms,” Dlomo said.
South Africa has been in a 21-day lockdown, following the hit and the country is now embarking on the widespread testing and quarantine campaign involving some 10,000 field workers who are being sent out into homes in villages, towns and cities to screen for symptoms.
The testing plan to break the chain of infection appears to be modelled on the South Korean strategy which saw the Asian country bring the outbreak under control