The General Gizenga Memorial Hospital formerly known as Stanger Hospital in KwaZulu-Natal has stopped accepting patients. This after nine mothers, two babies, four doctors, and a nurse tested positive for COVID-19. The 16 infected have been quarantined.
The testing of all staff and patients at the hospital is underway. Last month, two private hospitals in the province were temporarily closed after staff and patients tested positive for the coronavirus. Coronavirus Hotline Number: 0800 029 999 from 8 am to 4 pm, Monday to Friday
NEWS JUST IN | KZN Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu says the General Justice Gizenga Mpanza hospital will stop accepting any patients after 16 positive COVID-19 cases were confirmed. pic.twitter.com/pPngJnj7lh
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