Lockdown: CT’s Groote Schuur Hospital records massive drop in trauma cases
This comes on the back of a steep decline in serious and violent crimes since the start of the 21-day national lockdown.
CAPE TOWN - Groote Schuur Hospital has seen a massive drop in trauma cases since the national lockdown was implemented.
This comes on the back of a steep decline in serious and violent crimes since the start of the 21-day lockdown.
Head of Groote Schuur Hospital's Trauma Unit Andrew Nicol said: “We’re so used to seeing large numbers of gunshot injuries... up to about 85 per month. Suddenly to have that taken off our hands is a huge relief because that takes up a huge amount of our resources.”
Listen to Andrew Nicol’s interview on CapeTalk below:
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