The HIMA San Pablo Group reported this morning that one of its doctors has been hospitalized for health complications related to COVID-19.
They also reported that the contact trace analysis that was done in this case identified " a social activity outside the institution "as the possible point of contagion, attended by six (6) other employees who have also been diagnosed with the virus.
" The information was immediately shared with the Department of Health, all employees were separated and all hospital personnel who may have shared with affected employees were evaluated, "the organization explained in a press release.
" HIMA San Pablo Hospitals ask the public to respect the privacy of our colleague and his family members and join in wishing him a speedy recovery, "said Armando J. Rodríguez, president and CEO of the HIMA San Pablo Group.
" We want to take advantage of this opportunity rtunidad to exhort all Puerto Ricans to maintain personal prevention practices of mask use, distancing and frequent deep handwashing. We cannot let our guard down, you and your family members must protect yourself; and help us protect all health professionals, who are also human beings and have friends and families and could be exposed just like the rest, "Rodríguez concluded.