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SA's deadliest Covid-19 hospitals - 7 out of 10 worst performing facilities in the Eastern Cape

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A general view of Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto, Johannesburg. (Sydney Seshibedi/Gallo Images)
A general view of Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Soweto, Johannesburg. (Sydney Seshibedi/Gallo Images)

As the Eastern Cape faces a resurgence of coronavirus cases and hospitalisations, analysis of hospital admissions data shows four of the five worst performing hospitals in terms of Covid-19 deaths are public health facilities in the same province.

News24 conducted a preliminary analysis of hospital admissions data for 100 hospitals which have admitted more than 50 patients since the outbreak began in March this year.

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