WC woman in hospital for Congo fever

The private facility confirmed a 39-year-old female patient is in an isolation ward.

FILE: Vergelegen Mediclinic is treating a female patient who is suffering from Congo fever. Picture: Stock.xchng.

CAPE TOWN - A person is being treated for Congo fever at the Vergelegen Mediclinic in Somerset West, hospital officials told Eyewitness News on Thursday .

The private facility confirmed a female patient is in an isolation ward.

The hospital's Pieter Lotz says, "The National Institution for Communicable Diseases has confirmed that a

39-year-old female patient, admitted to Vergelegen on 5 January, is

suffering from Conge fever."