Addington Hospital accused of hiding COVID-19 cases

The management of Durban's Addington Hospital is being accused of hiding information about the COVID-19 infection rate at the facility. It's alleged at least four nurses were placed in isolation after testing positive. 

DURBAN - The management of Durban's Addington Hospital is being accused of hiding information about the COVID-19 infection rate at the facility.

It is alleged at least four nurses were placed in isolation after testing positive.

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KwaZulu-Natal has the third-highest number of COVID-19 cases in the country, with eThekwini being the province's epicentre.

KZN Department of Health MEC, Nomagugu Simelane-Zulu denied that the province is concealing the number of infections during a virtual briefing on health and social services with the Minister of Health, Dr Zweli Mkhize on Monday morning.

Simelane-Zulu said when the nurse tested positive she informed everyone and all contacts were traced.

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