22 Apr 2020

Damp face masks behind Covid-19 cases - Canterbury DHB

From Checkpoint, 5:27 pm on 22 April 2020

The Canterbury District Health Board has pointed to soggy face masks as the probable cause of three Covid-19 cases among its workers.

The staff are connected to the deadly Rosewood Rest Home cluster, and the health board's been investigating how the virus was able to infect them.

But it has prompted a fresh wave of criticism about how the health board is handling its PPE supplies. Katie Todd reports.