07df21b7-shutterstock_1625323060-1536x1024-1Healthcare workers are reporting shortages of medical masks in three provinces and say they are being asked to reuse masks meant to protect them from the new coronavirus, as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in South Africa.

Workers in the Western Cape, Mpumalanga and the North West have complained  they’re running low on the gear. Doctors and emergency medical services (EMS) workers in the provinces warn reusing the masks, meant to protect them from contracting the new virus, put them at an increased risk of infection…..more