IDF investigation into outbreak of virus at base reveals late report of symptoms and non-adherence to procedures • Company headquarters and two cadets dismissed • Consider measures against base commander
Corona in Bhd 1
Following the outbreak of the corona in HAD 1, in recent days the commander of the HAD, Col. Guy Levy, presented the conclusions of the investigation and what was being done on the subject and the lessons learned. To.
The investigation shows that "the unit's defense circles against the virus were broken due to a number of malfunctions based on late self-reporting in the onset of symptoms as well as failure to question and seal the cadets about their health condition."
The commander of the Land Forces, Maj. Gen. Joel Strick, accepted the B'Tselem commander's recommendation to take disciplinary action against the entire chain of command involved in the case.
In addition, a company headquarters terminated its function immediately, two more company headquarters were tried on disciplinary action and sentenced to various punishments, as were a number of team commanders.
The battalion commander was given a command note, and the two cadets who did not report the onset of the symptoms of the disease were expelled from the officers' course.
The IDF spokesman said that the commander of the land arm received the conclusions of the investigation and its recommendations and decided on a number of mandatory guidelines, including refining the procedures for cutting the contagion chains in the units, holding a conference of commanders of training and training bases. The arm.
The Deputy Chief of Staff instructed the commanders to carry out all actions in accordance with the guidelines and orders to prevent the spread of the epidemic if a patient is verified or a patient is suspected in their unit.
More than two weeks ago, Dr. Or Shabtai, a physician at the officers 'school at BAD 1, claimed in a letter he published publicly that the patients' data had been changed to fit the criteria.
When the temperature was 37.7 it was upgraded to 38.3.
When there was only a cough and a sore throat - we added fever.
When there was only fever, we added a cough, and the tests were approved. "Lieutenant Shabtai added that" within two days we found two patients and within two more days 40 new patients were located - and the count will only increase. "