Nearly 80 hospitals excluded from blackouts - Health Dept

The Health Department has been in negotiations with Eskom to exempt some of the public hospitals, from the ongoing blackouts. For more, eNCA speaks to Health Spokesperson, Foster Mohale. #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - Health Department spokesperson Foster Mohale says nearly 80 hospitals have been exempted from blackouts.

READ: Health Depts wants to ensure hospitals don't experience blackouts

He says the department is working with Eskom and municipalities to ensure health facilities and patients are not affected by rolling power cuts.

Eskom is currently implementing Stage 2 blackouts and says the continued power cuts are mainly due to the high level of breakdowns and the limited emergency generation reserves.

Watch the video above for more details.


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