'It's hard not being able to comfort patients when they need a hug' - how life changed for nurses

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Darren Stewart

"I was the first nurse to be diagnosed with Covid-19 at our clinic," Ntombi Mokoena reflects.

She is a nurse at the Noordgesig Clinic in Soweto.

"I got Covid-19 at work because I deal with patients that have minor ailments, including those who have symptoms like coughing. I was highly exposed to the virus," she says. 

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