By Cathy Elelman •
Published: 02 Sep 2020 • 17:49
National Police have arrested the suspect
AN Almeria hospital laboratory worker infected with Covid-19 is under arrest for knifing his boss, blaming him for his positive test result.
The angry employee, who had been in quarantine, left the lab head with a stab wound in the arm.
Almeria police detained the aggressor, identified as 44-year-old RFCF, shortly after the 091 emergency service centre reported the attack at the Torrecardenas hospital in the provincial capital at midday on Tuesday.
Hospital staff informed officers that the lab worker had tested positive for the virus, and from that moment they took every precaution and followed all the measures set out in the Covid-19 action protocol to the letter.
An Almeria court has ordered the 44-year-old be held in prison.
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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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