FS Health Dept: Pelonomi Hospital ready to admit COVID-19 patients
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced that a 32-year-old Free State man came into contact with a person who returned from abroad.
JOHANNESBURG - The Free State Health Department said the Pelonomi Hospital in Bloemfontein was well-equipped and ready to admit COVID-19 patients.
Health Minister Zweli Mkhize announced on Thursday morning that the country now had 16 confirmed cases of the coronavirus.
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“We have escalated our state of preparedness from equipment, to personnel in the eventuality that should we have to admit a patient, we are able to receive that patient inline with NICD guidelines and the WHO. And we are sure, should we receive a patient, we should be able to dispense our responsibility, accordingly,” said the provincial Health Department's Mondli Mvambi.
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