KwaZulu-Natal sees a rise in Covid-19 infections among healthcare workers

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Health MEC Ms Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu (left) and Premier of KwaZulu-Natal Sihle Zikalala at Grey’s Hospital in Pietermaritzburg.
Health MEC Ms Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu (left) and Premier of KwaZulu-Natal Sihle Zikalala at Grey’s Hospital in Pietermaritzburg.
Moeketsi Mamane

The latest: There has been a significant uptick in Covid-19 infections among health workers in KwaZulu-Natal, Health MEC Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu said on Sunday.

Official comment: "It is with a deep sense of concern that we, indeed, confirm a significant rise in Covid-19 infections among health workers, which has become noticeable in recent weeks," Simelane-Zulu said.

The numbers: A breakdown of numbers, stating that at Addington Hospital, 38 staff members have tested positive since the start of December.


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