Spanish police chief condemns “irresponsible” coronavirus patients abandoning hospital without being discharged

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NATIONAL Police Chief Operating Officer Jose Angel Gonzalez has warned there have been several cases of patients being treated for coronavirus who have “abandoned” hospital without being discharged by a doctor.

Speaking earlier today, Tuesday, at the coronavirus Expert Management Committee press conference, Gonzalez highlighted what he said was “irresponsible” behaviour in the middle of a health crisis.

He said cases of Covid-19 patients leaving hospitals without a medical professional’s authorisation had been detected in different areas, which for the National Police “means a great

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.

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