Claims of no PPEs at correctional centre

Claims of no PPEs at correctional centre

Fifty-three inmates and 25 officials at East London correctional facility are confirmed to have tested positive for COVID-19.

Employees at the Kutama Sinthumule Correctional Centre claim they have no personal protective equipment against COVID-19.

The correctional facility, based in Louis Trichardt in Limpopo has about 600 employees and more than 3-thousand inmates.

Some workers, who wished to remain anonymous, told eNCA their management informed them there was no money for masks and gloves.

They say they’re concerned about their safety and that of the inmates. Courtesy #Dstv403

eNCA’s Tshegohaco Moagi filed this report.

Tecla Chandata