‘We cannot turn anyone away’: new Polokwane field hospital as cases surge

With people returning from holiday and mines set to open this week, Netcare in the province is ramping up capacity

10 January 2021 - 16:37

By last Friday evening, 80 Covid-19 patients would have been moved from overflow areas at Netcare Pholoso Hospital in Polokwane to a new field hospital.

Meanwhile, Mande Toubkin, from the group’s disaster management team, said its Ferncrest facility in Rustenburg would be the next to roll out extra beds, as they expected a surge when mines fully reopen this week...

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