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KwaDukuza Private Hospital staff staying positive in a time of adversity.
KwaDukuza Private Hospital staff staying positive in a time of adversity.

With the iLembe District being named a Covid-19 hotspot in KZN, local healthcare facilities there are taking great strain.

Speaking to The Witness, Dr Douglas Ross, the hospital manager for KwaDukuza Private Hospital (KPH) said the second wave has placed them under immense pressure.

“The major challenge we have all faced is too many Covid-19 or suspected Covid-19 patients (what we call PUIs) requiring admission into too few Covid-19 beds.

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