Ramaphosa pays tribute to healthcare workers

President Cyril Ramaphosa was in Khayelitsha to lead a ceremony in memory of those who lost their lives to COVID-19. Courtesy of #DStv403

 

CAPE TOWN - President Cyril Ramaphosa has thanked the country's healthcare workers for the sacrifices they've made during the COVID-19 pandemic.

He visited the Khayelitsha District Hospital in Cape Town on Thursday night.

There, he lit a candle in memory of those who have lost their lives to the coronavirus.

READ: President Cyril Ramaphosa's New Year's message for SA

"We light a candle in recognition of the contribution made by our frontline workers in the fight against COVID-19," the president said on Twitter.

"We light a candle to mourn the lives that have been lost in the fight against this pandemic.

"We light a candle as a symbol of hope for the way forward."

- Coronavirus Hotline Number: 0800 029 999 from 8am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.

Help protect your loved ones by sharing this official South African government COVID-19 service with your family, friends and community.

Send HI to 0600 123 456 on WhatsApp.

The NICD has another Clinician Hotline to improve #COVID19 communication and support for healthcare providers.

The Clinician Hotline is 0800 11 1131, operating 24 hrs. The Public Hotline is 0800 029 999 also operating 24hrs.

Source
eNCA

Paid Content