BREAKING: Zim hospital demand upto US$5000 from Covid-19 patients
At a time when the Zimbabwean government has turned a deaf ear at allegations labeled against Health Minister Obadiah Moyo for looting Covid-19 finances, hospitals are now doing as they please with covid-19 patients.
In a rather shocking development a hospital in Zimbabwe will be charging Covid-19 patients upto $5000 .
In a memorandum published by private hospital Mater Dei Hospital it states that it will be charging US$60 for casualties a general ward will cost US$3000 yet ICU hospitalization will cost US$5000.
This comes at a time when the country is hit by inflection and most businesses are rejecting the local currency demanding payment in US Dollars.
Zimabbwe has recorded 591 Covid-19 cases.
Statement published by Mater Dei Hospital below.