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28 Apr 2020

U Sudhakar Reddy, Times of India

UAE: Healthcare co. fails to provide Covid-19 tests, medical care & food for workers despite 10 testing positive

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"Indian hospital workers in Dubai camp test coronavirus positive, send SOS home," 24 Apr 2020

Indians... helpers at hospitals in Dubai have sent out an SOS after 10 of them were not given any medical assistance by their employer despite testing positive for Covid-19... [and] locked up in a building in which 70 other Indian workers live and everyone is forced to use the same washrooms.

The 70 Indians... work as helpers and sanitation workers in hospitals and clinics of a prominent group in Dubai and Sharjah...

The men allege that their employer is refusing to test the remaining workers despite them living in close proximity to the group that tested positive.