Livingstone Hospital in pictures: The difference a minister’s visit can make

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Health Minister Zweli Mkhize visited Livingstone Hospital on Wednesday. Picture: Black Star / Spotlight
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize visited Livingstone Hospital on Wednesday. Picture: Black Star / Spotlight

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Unhygienic conditions, as reported locally and internationally, at hospitals in Port Elizabeth prompted Health Minister Dr Zweli Mkhize to make a site visit to Livingstone Hospital on Wednesday. These striking pictures show the situation at the hospital before and after the visit

From Parliament to Bhisho and Port Elizabeth, from scooters to filthy hospitals, the Eastern Cape health authorities have been in the firing line in the past few weeks over the state of healthcare in the province and its readiness to deal with the expected surge of Covid-19 coronavirus cases.

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