“We know that in this crisis there are going to be deceased people, but there are ways and ways of dying in this homeland of ours, and Roberto’s was not the way,” questioned the community chief after hearing the statements of the second authority of the Ministry of Health. about the neighbor found dead in his home yesterday, after being denied the coronavirus test in the hospital, his cause of death.
This morning, the undersecretary of Health, Paula Daza, referred to the case of a neighbor of her house who was found dead at home due to the coronavirus yesterday, a fact that the mayor of Florida, Rodolfo Carter, denounced as negligence afterwards. that in the community hospital they refused to do the COVID-19 test twice, with the consequences already known.
In this sense, the health authority assured that all the necessary information will be collected to clarify the circumstances of what happened, statements that made the community chief uncomfortable, who interviewed by Mega, alluded to what was indicated by the second authority of the Ministry of Health.
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“I want to regret the statements of the undersecretary Daza, because that of ‘we are going to ask for antecedents is what happens to Chileans in normal times, when they tell them to leave their claim and that they are going to call them, something that never happens” Carter began by saying.
“The difference is that now people have died. We cannot continue treating people as numbers. Is that the answer that is going to be given to a family that was humiliated by denying them medical attention and that is notified when the person is already dead, who was a carrier of COVID-19? It is not the way, “he said later visibly upset.
“I say this with great affection for the undersecretary: correct the tone, do not give that answer. (…) We know that in this crisis there are going to be deceased people, but there are ways and ways of dying in this homeland of ours, and Roberto’s was not the way, “added the uncomfortable community chief after listening to the undersecretary.