This is it, SA. We’ve reached the surge and hospitals will be swamped

09 July 2020 - 06:00 By Zimasa Matiwane
Staff at Livingstone Hospital.
Staff at Livingstone Hospital.
Image: Fredlin Adriaan

SA will need fewer hospital beds for Covid-19 patients than initially expected, but every province is expected to be overwhelmed nonetheless.

This is according to the health minister, who told MPs​, “we have now reached the surge”.

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