Day: September 12, 2020

Ipswich hospital records another virus case as reinforcements sent in

“In that way, we knew she was in a place of safety, if you like, in terms of her quarantine, and she was obviously subsequently found to be positive after that test,” he said.

Dr Wakefield said the hospital had delayed some elective surgeries, however it was maintaining all its emergency department functions and was not diverting emergency patients or people requiring acute care.

Instead, Dr Wakefield said staff from neighbouring hospital and health services, including Metro North and Metro South, had been asked to contribute staff to help fill the gap.

“[We’ve done that] to provide support for West Moreton [Hospital and Health Service] but also to be ready should there be more cases and the need to quarantine more staff, that we can do that in an organised way and maintain services,” he said.

“We’ve [also] initiated a private hospital relationship which we have across the state to

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Alden’s tips for a healthy lifestyle

Alden Richards

Alden Richards has become quite a health buff these days. When we asked him to share with Inquirer Entertainment readers some practical tips for a healthy lifestyle, the GMA 7 heartthrob was quick to point out that healthy living also entails hard work and discipline.

“I’ve made working out a part of my lifestyle,” Alden disclosed. “Eating right is key. But I also make sure to take my vitamins and have at least eight hours of sleep every day. Moreover, I maintain a positive outlook in life to keep my mental health in check.” —RITO P. ASILO


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