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Bonitas medical aid is bracing for a tough 12 to 18 months  on hte back of increases in Covid-19 related expenditure.
Bonitas medical aid is bracing for a tough 12 to 18 months on hte back of increases in Covid-19 related expenditure.

Bonitas Medical Fund is bracing itself for a challenging period and anticipates having to contend with Covid-19-related expenditure in excess of R500 million in the next 12 to 18 months.

South Africa's private hospitals have seen fewer patients since the lockdown began at the end of March, as people stay away from facilities and put their elective surgeries on hold out of fear of contracting Covid-19.

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