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Victorian coronavirus healthcare workers not getting best PPE or more N95 masks amid shortage fears – ABC News

Victorian COVID-19 health workers are still not being provided with the best protective equipment because the numbers required would “burn through the supplies …

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Victorian COVID-19 health workers are still not being provided with the best protective equipment because the numbers required would “burn through the supplies in one week”, the state’s Chief Medical Officer has said in private meetings leaked to the ABC.
Key points:

  • Healthcare worker infections are a significant contributor to Victoria’s second wave of coronavirus
  • Healthcare workers have been consistently calling for higher standards for PPE, including N95 masks
  • Chief …

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