Health care employees participate in a”demonstration of fatigue” beyond the government’s headquarters in Bucharest on Tuesday. Demonstrators slammed workers for not living up to their promises of assisting front line personnel throughout the pandemic.
Romanian President Klaus Iohannis had sworn that a 500 euro (600 US dollar) incentive to medical staff working together with coronavirus patients.
The protesters carried placards reading”We are drained by staff shortages” and”We are tired using a lack of respect”
“In the start (of this pandemic) we were personalities,” explained Raluca Olaru, a medic and lab leader. “Now we are not that anymore… Rather than becoming respect because we work, we get ill, we also suffer.”
Trade union leaders said employees in the healthcare system are tired after months of battling the pandemic.
It was just last Thursday (5 November) that healthcare employees were out precisely the same government buildings demanding greater PPE and the provision of more employees to fight the virus.
Romania introduced tighter limitations this week later instances jumped in the nation. On Tuesday, 7,304 brand new infections were recorded along with the nation’s intensive care units needed 1093 patients.